James Holmes Charged With 24 Counts of First-Degree Murder

by at . Comments

James Holmes has been formally charged with murder for his alleged shooting rampage inside an Aurora, Colorado movie theater in the early morning hours of July 20.

James Holmes Mug Shot

The former medical school student, who first appeared in court last week, was back there again today, still donning orange hair. He was told he's facing 116 counts of attempted murder - two for each of the 58 attendees who were shot.

He also spoke for the first time during the hearing, answering the judge's question about his attorney's request for more time before a preliminary hearing with a simple "yes."

Overall, Holmes will face 142 charges, including one count of possessing an explosive device and one count of unlawful use of a deadly weapon.

It's unknown at this time if prosecutors will seek the death penalty and Holmes is expected back in court on August 9.

Tags: , ,
Avatar

James Holmes Charged with 24 Counts of First-Degree Murder, On July 30 Court Video: Click To Watch!

Avatar

I hope he gets the death penalty. I work at a movie theater and to think that it could happened there or anywhere else and still could being that there are copycats out there, it makes you extremely aware of whats going on around you. My prayers go out to all of the affected familys in this horrific act.

Avatar

I'm sick of the insanity plee! Eye for an eye

Avatar

thank you, Baker Prune! I guess that means you aren't interested in hearing about the huge, ripply, nasty fart I just ripped, huh?

Avatar

This is in response to Anne Caraoline Brown-Taylor's post.
You are sick. Sick, shallow, stingy & disgusting & so far off topic. This isn't about you.
Get your dirty fingers out of your ass & move on.....

Avatar

My butt itches, but my husband is a doctor, so maybe he can help me. He's only a gyno, but he was the best I can do, even though I'm a hopeless gold-digger. Imagine that. All I could get is an OB/GYN, even though I am only in anything that I do for the money to support my addiction to booze.

Avatar

The death penalty should be used with discretion. It can be misused, and applied to the wrong persons. In this case, since this man has no insanity defense, he would be dangerous in prison.
You put them in prison, and somehow they get out on good behavior or something, they go out and do the same horrific acts again! This leaves only one option in my view, the death penalty, and swiftly.

Avatar

Aww, but he's so sexy! Seriously, there actually are women out there tweeting about how they find him to be "cute" and somehow appealing. Those women are what we call effed in the head. They can have him, because frankly, all the sickos belong together in one big rubber room or perhaps in a cage of some kind somewhere.

Avatar

Darn, I clicked on this headline because I misread it as John Holmes, thinking that somehow the long-dead porn star had come back to life and murdered people.Now that would've made for one hell of a story! Instead, I get some dull debate amongst a bunch of kids about the death penalty. Tell you what, I'm all for the death penalty, as a family member of mine was murdered and I know how horrible that feels. Ice the bastid!

Avatar

My heart goes out to all the families who became victims to this sick bastards crimes. I went to the midnight show with my family and a chill went down my spine when i first heard of this heartbreaking news eye for an eye with no remorse who the hell gives him the right to do this to innocent people

x Close Ad