LATE AFTERNOON UPDATE: AURORA | Recorded interviews of Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes reveal someone who wanted to subdue suicidal thoughts by turning them into homicidal ones. Video of the interview conducted by Dr. William Reid last summer was shown for a second day Friday at Arapahoe County District Court. Holmes said he purchased […]
The segment of the video showed Thursday didn’t touch on Holmes’ mental state and instead was largely Reid trying to get to know Holmes, asking questions about his time in college, his family and his time in jail.
AURORA | An FBI agent testified Wednesday she found a Batman mask inside James Holmes’ apartment after he opened fire during the midnight premiere of “The Dark Knight Rises” in July 2012. Stephanie Benitez said the mask was one of dozens of items of evidence seized from Holmes’ booby-trapped apartment on Paris Street. “It was […]
The notebook is expected to be an important piece of evidence for both the prosecution and the defense. Prosecutors are expected to say it shows how detailed Holmes’ plans for the attack were, while the defense will say it shows the depths of his psychosis at the time of the attack.
Aurora police Detective Tom Wilson said officers found a piece of poster board between Holmes’ refrigerator and trash can that had the same No. 1 with an infinity symbol on it that police also found on a calendar in his bedroom. On the calendar, the symbol was written on July 20, the day of the theater attack.
CENTENNIAL | Jurors in the Aurora theater shooting trial for the first time Tuesday heard details about autopsies of some of the 12 people killed during the July 2012 rampage. Aurora police crime scene investigator Faye Bourquez and criminalist Patricia Hopkins testified about the autopsies done on July 20 and 21, 2012. In the cases […]
CENTENNIAL | The fourth week of the Aurora theater shooting trial started Monday with discussion of another high-profile death penalty trial, that of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston. Lawyers for accused theater shooter James Holmes told Judge Carlos Samour Jr. they were worried about the effect the widespread media coverage of the death sentence handed down […]
“I wasn’t keeping a child in a crime scene. I didn’t want my officers stepping over her. I didn’t want her at the scene,” he said of the youngest person to die in the attack. Her pregnant mother was also wounded, miscarried and left paralyzed.
Nothing about what is about to happen in Arapahoe County district court for the next four months has anything to do with fairness to anyone