Aurora theater shooting trial opening statements date set
Opening statements are set for Monday, April 27, in the trial of the Colorado man accused of a 2012 movie theater shooting that left 12 people dead and 70 others injured.
Rob McCallum, a spokesman for the Colorado Judicial Department, told the Denver Post that he has no further information on the timing of the trial of James Holmes.
Opening statements in People v Holmes is docketed for Monday, April 27 #theatershooting— Rob McCallum (@rwmccallum) March 17, 2015
@CPRMarkus Time TBD. I will send a media alert with details as we approach.— Rob McCallum (@rwmccallum) March 17, 2015
Lawyers for James Holmes yesterday again asked for change of venue. The defense says most prospective jurors already believe defendant Holmes is guilty. Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, and prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.
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