Scores of victims of James Holmes’ deadly attack on a Aurora movie theater, now free to vent their feelings before the judge.
The grandfather of the youngest victim in the Aurora theater shootings suggested Monday that one juror might have improperly blocked the death penalty for James Holmes by being untruthful about her beliefs.
Defense attorneys for James Holmes made one more appeal for mercy Thursday for the Aurora movie theater shooter, urging jurors to consider his mental illness in his sentencing.
Attorneys will present their closing arguments in the Aurora theater shooting trial on Tuesday. On Monday attorneys worked out the final details for jury instructions.
The judge on Monday removed a fourth juror in the Aurora theater shooting trial.
Three jurors have been dismissed from the jury of the theater shooting trial.
Prosecutors are methodically building a case that James Holmes knew right from wrong when he planned and carried out the deadly Colorado theater shooting, hoping to convince jurors that he should be convicted and executed and not sent to a mental hospital.
Lawyers for James Holmes are concerned the death penalty sentence delivered in the Boston marathon bombing case could impact the Aurora theater shooting trial.
Two jurors in the Aurora theater shooting trial know witnesses in the case. That information halted court proceedings for a time on Wednesday.
During day seven of the Aurora Theater Shooting Trial, the gunman’s time at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus as a PhD student was scrutinized.