Two days after the killing of his family, David Bain told one of his aunts he hated his father, describing him as "sneaky" and saying he listened to conversations that "had nothing to do with him".
When David Bain's uncle visited him in Dunedin Prison a week after five of the family had been shot, he asked his nephew if he had done it.
The jury in the David Bain retrial has been sent away for the day while legal argument continues in the High Court at Christchurch.
David Bain told a friend about his "deja vu" episodes and that "something horrible is going to happen," according to evidence at his murder trial today.
Two female friends of David Bain yesterday described how they heard him wailing in anguish during a walk along St Clair Beach two days after five of his family were shot dead.
A former teacher of David Bain's sister Laniet said he was not sure whether her stories, about giving birth to a black child and having an abortion, were true.
A prison officer has told the High Court in Christchurch he saw scratch marks and bruising on David Bain's upper body when Bain was strip searched at the old Dunedin prison in 1994.
An Opera Live friend of David Bain has told the High Court in Christchurch the fact there were ''strange dynamics'' within the Bain family was well known among opera and musical groups in Dunedin.
A former girlfriend of David Bain has told a Christchurch High Court jury about an incident at a concert nine days before Bain's parents and siblings were shot.
The jury hearing David Bain's retrial on five charges of murder had yesterday free because of extended legal argument about issues in the case in the High Court at Christchurch.
Reconstruction of the bloody sockprints through the Bain family murder scenes has occupied the 27th day of the murder trial of David Cullen Bain in the High Court at Christchurch.
Laniet Bain told a former teacher the day before she was murdered that she was scared of her brother David, the teacher told Bain's murder trial today.
A friend of Laniet Bain has told the High Court at Christchurch that when she first saw David and Laniet together she thought they were a couple, not brother and sister.
The jury in the trial of David Bain has been told that the rifle used to kill five members of the Bain family had sharp and very recent fingerprints in blood belonging to David.
Robin Bain had arranged for a relief teacher at the Taeri Beach school where he worked as principal and teacher to begin on the day he was found dead, and had not told staff of the arrangement.
A friend of Laniet, whose name is suppressed, told the court that Laniet had revealed to her that she was working as a prostitute.
David Bain's paper round may have been done fast and early on the morning his family were later found dead at their Dunedin home, Crown witnesses said yesterday.
Reconstruction of the bloody sockprints through the Bain family murder scenes occupied the 27th day of the murder trial of David Cullen Bain in the High Court at Christchurch yesterday.
An ESR ballistics specialist has backed the view of three Crown pathologists that Robin Bain did not commit suicide on June 20, 1994 when he and four of his family were killed in their Dunedin home.