A key witness in a death penalty case in Denver has refused to testify.
Opening statements began Monday in the murder trial of Dexter Lewis, who is charged with stabbing five people to death in a Denver bar, marking the start of a rare death penalty case in Denver.
The Aurora theater trial moves into the punishment phase this week, and the jury are not the only people who will be discussing the merits of capital punishment.
Opening statements begin Monday in Denver’s first death penalty case in 14 years.
Jurors needed only 12 hours to reject the idea that James Holmes was legally insane when he opened fire on a packed movie theater, bringing relief to the families of the dozen people he killed and scores he injured three years ago.
ow that a verdict has been reached, many victims in the Aurora theater shooting are eager to get to the sentencing phase.
Gunman James Holmes was found guilty in the Aurora theater shooting that left 12 people dead and dozens more injured, putting the death penalty option at the center of the courtroom.
Colorado theater shooter James Holmes was convicted Thursday of killing 12 people and injuring 70 in a methodical attack on a midnight movie premier in July 2012. Here’s a look at the key elements in the case,
Aurora theater shooter James Holmes was convicted Thursday in the chilling 2012 attack on defenseless moviegoers at a midnight Batman premiere after jurors swiftly rejected defense arguments that the former graduate student was insane and driven to murder by delusions.
The defense has rested in the Aurora theater shooting trial.