Quincy Bear Robe receives upgraded murder charge on Monday

RAPID CITY, S.D.– Quincy Bear Robe, accused in the March shooting death of Myron Pourier, received an upgraded charge on Monday to First Degree Murder.

The incident occurred at the Grand Gateway Hotel on LaCrosse Street in Rapid City.

Bear Robe was originally charged with Aggravated Assault and Commission of a Felony with a firearm.

Second Degree Murder was added after Pourier died from his injuries. Bear Robe still faces Second Degree Murder in the alternative, but he can only be convicted of one or the other.

First Degree Murder carries the death penalty with a mandatory minimum of life in prison.

Bear Robe pleaded not guilty to the First Degree Murder charge.


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