CO. shooter James Holmes could face death penalty
AURORA, COLORADO: Today marked the first noted time infamous Colorado killer James Holmes faced a judge in the more than two dozen people he killed earlier this month during a screening of Batman: The Dark Knight Rises.
During the opening hearing, Daily News reporter Evan Darcel notes that prosecutors deliberated during the hearing whether or not they’d like to seek the death penalty against James Holmes for the mass murders.
According to state law, prosecutors have up to 60 days from today to decide on such a thing.
“If the death penalty is sought, that’s a very long process that impacts [victims' and family members'] for years,” – officials
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