A psychiatrist took the stand on Thursday to discuss his sessions with the Aurora theater shooting gunman. During his testimony, a defense attorney challenged the doctor about whether he did enough to diagnose and treat James Holmes before the attack.
Another juror has been dismissed in the Aurora theater shooting trial after the judge determined that she was not being completely honest about recognizing a witness.
After eight weeks of often dramatic and emotional testimony, prosecutors are wrapping up their case against Colorado theater gunman James Holmes.
She is considered one of the most important witnesses to take the stand in the Aurora theater shooting trial; Dr. Lynne Fenton, the psychiatrist who treated James Holmes in the months leading up to the deadly shooting, testified on Tuesday.
The woman dubbed the “Pink Gloved Bandit” was sentenced on Monday for robbing two banks in April 2014.
The psychiatrist who treated James Holmes before his Colorado movie theater attack said Tuesday that he had talked of homicidal thoughts, but never revealed any specific targets, plans or coherent reasons for carrying them out.
Months before James Holmes opened fire in a Colorado movie theater, his ex-girlfriend said she asked him to see a therapist after he mentioned having thoughts about killing people, but his thoughts “seemed very philosophical” and not a concrete threat.
A judge’s decision to dismiss three jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial after learning they had been exposed to news reports about the case shows how hard it is to protect jurors from the vast coverage of the trial, which includes a barrage of social media.
Three jurors have been dismissed from the jury of the theater shooting trial.
The sister of the Colorado theater shooting suspect is in court.