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 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 former girlfriend of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes testified Wednesday in his death penalty trial that they went to a horror film festival on their first date and she broke things off a few months later.
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.
Before he killed 12 people in a crowded Aurora movie theater, James Holmes hoped he would be remembered for his achievements in school.
James Holmes lingered outside a suburban Denver movie theater for a moment or two, thinking someone at a mental health hotline might talk him out of killing people he didn’t know.
Colorado theater gunman James Holmes has said he wishes a psychiatrist who treated him before the shootings had locked him up so the attack wouldn’t have happened.
James Holmes knew his mission to shoot as many people as possible in a crowded Colorado movie theater was legally wrong, according to a videotaped conversation between Holmes and a psychiatrist that prosecutors are playing in court.
James Holmes believes he gained a specific amount of self-worth for each of the 12 people he killed in a Colorado movie theater, but he regrets that one of the victims was a child.