David Bain appeared calm as he returned to court yesterday to be retried for the 1994 murders of five of his family.
A relaxed and smiling David Bain has arrived at court for retrial on charges he murdered his parents and three siblings in Dunedin in 1994.
Almost 15 years after his parents and three siblings were murdered in their Dunedin home, David Bain will today face his second trial for the five murders.
News websites can now carry internet video coverage of David Bain's retrial, after the trial judge relaxed his ruling on the issue.
Week-long court proceedings begin in Christchurch at 10am this morning, for David Bain, who is attempting to have the murder case against him thrown out.
The start of David Bain's retrial has been pushed back at least four days as several legal challenges remain undecided.
News websites and a High Court judge are to discuss internet coverage of David Bain's retrial today after the judge ruled against video coverage on websites.
David Bain's lawyers were last night considering whether to appeal yesterday's High Court decision to press on with his retrial for the murder of five family members in 1994.
The retrial of David Bain in the High Court at Christchurch for the 1994 murders of five members of his family has been moved back two weeks to March 2.