Sword-Wielding Quebec Man Dressed in Medieval Garb, Kills Two–Injures 5 Others

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Two people in Quebec, Canada, were killed and five wounded after being stabbed by a man dressed in medieval clothes and wielding a sword.

A 24-year-old man was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder connected with a stabbing attack in Quebec City on Halloween night.

 Police identified the suspect as Carl Girouard of Ste-Therese.

The victims were identified as 56-year-old Francois Duchesne and 61-year-old Suzanne Clermont. Five other people were injured and expected to recover.  

 Quebec City police (SPVQ) Chief Robert Pigeon said he considers the attack premeditated. He added that the suspect made threats of violence in 2014 but had no previous criminal record.

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