The 27-year-old man who wreaked havoc at a Montérégie wedding this weekend now faces a range of charges, including attempting to kill the bride and two other guests.
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Jimmy-Lee Loder appeared at the Saint-Hyacinthe courthouse Monday noon.
Ten charges were brought against him, including three for attempted murder, one of the most serious in the penal code.
Loder is said to have inflicted serious injuries on his girlfriend, the bride and her father on Saturday night during a solemn ceremony held in a secluded reception hall at Petit rang Saint-François in Saint-Pie.
He is also accused of assaulting the same people and another guest.
Photo Laurent Lavoie
Jimmy-Lee Loder allegedly stabbed his spouse, a bride, and her father during the wedding reception in this room on Petit rang Saint-François in Saint-Pie in Montérégie. The police were still there on Sunday.
According to our information, Loder initially argued with his 31-year-old wife before retrieving a knife and then coming back to gun him down.
He then turned on the 30-year-old bride and her 54-year-old father and stabbed the former in the back and the latter in the chest. He then allegedly fled on foot.
The man was eventually found and captured by the Tactical Intervention Group (GTI) around 2 a.m. Sunday morning.
Despite self-inflicted injuries, he refused to be taken to a hospital.
If the incident caused a stir across Quebec, the bride preferred to remain discreet for 48 hours after this dark event.
“I want to get through this ordeal with my family, not the planet,” wrote the Journal, who got engaged in March 2019, according to a Facebook post.
Both the victims’ relatives and the suspect are struggling to grasp the extent of the damage.
According to information sent to the journal, Jimmy-Lee Loder, who lives with an autism spectrum disorder, would be recognized for his gentleness and non-violence. He had no criminal record.
Loder remains in custody until his return to court on September 23.
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