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Alzheimer’s Patient Accused In Lakewood Killing May Never See Trial

The case of an 87-year-old Alzheimer’s patient accused in the deadly beating of a fellow assisted living resident highlights the challenges of prosecuting someone with the unpredictable mental disease.

02/25/2015

James Holmes makes his first court appearance at the Arapahoe County on July 23, 2012 in Centennial. (Photo by RJ Sangosti-Pool/Getty Images)

Burden On Prosecutors To Prove Sanity In Holmes Case

If James Holmes pleads not guilty by reason of insanity, prosecutors wanting to prove that he methodically carried out a deadly Colorado movie theater shooting have a difficult task before them: They must prove he is sane.

08/30/2012