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Man convicted of murder in stabbing death of Maxi employee in 2016

Nathalie Beaulieu, the mother of Clémence Beaulieu-Patry, is expected to deliver a victim impact statement Wednesday, October 25, 2017.
Clémence Beaulieu-Patry, as seen in a Facebook picture. Clémence Beaulieu-Patry / Facebook

A man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the slaying of a young female supermarket clerk in Montreal.

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Randy Tshilumba was found guilty Friday afternoon on the fourth day of jury deliberations.

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Clemence Beaulieu-Patry, 20, was stabbed 14 times on April 10, 2016, inside a busy Maxi grocery store where she worked.

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RAW: Grocery stabbing in Saint-Michel – Apr 11, 2016

Tshilumba pleaded not guilty and testified he acted in self-defence because he believed Beaulieu-Patry wanted to kill him and other people in the store.

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The defence said Tshilumba had mental issues and argued he should be found not guilty by way of being not criminally responsible.

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