Photos of the 12 people who died in the Aurora theater shooting were the last images jurors saw before starting deliberations Wednesday.
James Holmes was legally sane when he entered a packed movie theater armed with an assault rifle, a shotgun and a pistol, intent on killing as many people as he could, a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday in closing arguments at the gunman’s trial.
Aurora theater shooter James Holmes said Thursday that he has chosen not to testify in his death penalty trial.
The final days of testimony in the Aurora theater shooting trial are presenting jurors with the pivotal question they’ll have to decide.
Prosecutors continued a blistering attack Wednesday on the accuracy and thoroughness of a second defense expert who concluded James Holmes was so mentally ill he couldn’t tell right from wrong.
A second defense expert testified Tuesday that the Aurora theater shooter was so mentally ill that he couldn’t tell right from wrong at the time he opened fire on a packed auditorium, killing 12 people and injuring 70.
Attorneys for James Holmes will open their case Thursday, offering a less emotional and more clinical assessment of the Aurora theater shooter.
Defense lawyers are highlighting comments made by Colorado theater shooter James Holmes to a court-appointed psychiatrist that appear to show his thinking was irrational.
Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial face new challenges as they try to counter 22 hours of sometimes chilling video of James Holmes talking in a flat, mechanical tone about killing strangers to increase his self-worth.
The Aurora theater shooting gunman’s notebook was entered into evidence in the theater shooting trial on Tuesday and released to the public on Wednesday. It provides new insight in the mind of James Holmes.