The person accused of killing two individuals and injuring 5 others on Halloween night time, in a collection of assaults in Quebec Metropolis, will endure a psychiatric analysis.
Carl Girouard, 24, made a quick court docket look Friday morning through video convention for his bail listening to, held on the Quebec Metropolis courthouse.
He’s dealing with two costs of first-degree homicide and 5 costs of tried homicide in reference to the assaults.
Defence lawyer Benoit Labrecque mentioned he desires to decide whether or not his shopper was conscious of his actions, the night time of the assaults.
Suzanne Clermont and François Duchesne died that night time, after Girouard allegedly walked by way of the streets of Outdated Quebec, armed with a sword, attacking individuals at random.
Girouard stays in custody till his subsequent court docket look on Jan. 26. His lawyer mentioned he hopes by then there will likely be a report from a psychiatrist to current to the decide.
Crown prosecutor François Godin says 90 per cent of the proof gathered through the police investigation has been handed over to the defence crew.
Two individuals who suffered extreme accidents that night time have spoken out about their ordeal up to now weeks.
Lisa Mahmoud underwent surgical procedure thrice to restore her proper shoulder, some shorn tendons in her forearm, and vital harm to her left hand.
Rémy Bélanger de Beauport was additionally badly injured, with fractures to the pinnacle, shoulder, decrease again. His proper hand additionally suffered a extreme blow — he misplaced a part of his thumb and his index finger was severed. His finger was surgically re-attached by a surgeon at Montreal’s Sacré-Coeur hospital.