James Holmes' Insanity Plea Accepted

Accused Colorado shooter's plea of not guilty by reason of insanity could spare him the death penalty.
1:26 | 06/04/13

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James Holmes made it official today telling a judge he is not guilty of the -- -- theater massacre because he is insane. The former neuroscience student is accused of opening fire during a screening of the Dark Knight rises last July murdering twelve people injuring seventy. Prosecutors want the death penalty. And Holmes sometimes yawning spoke only wants the judge asked if he had any questions Holmes answered no. But you couldn't hear him because the judge would not allow sound in court. Holmes will now be sent to a state hospital for a mental evaluation. The judge also ruled prosecutors can now read a notebook homes into his psychiatrist before the shooting. Police say it may contain details on how Holmes allegedly planned to carry out the attack. We all warrants to move on and get this done. Get over with so we can move -- with our lives Josh Nolan shot twice knows any resolution for victims and families could be a long way off. If it takes years down -- -- I think you are coming back to the court case -- like known to. You'll get some closure for myself like a normal body yes don't come here -- -- -- week I have to. Defense attorneys have now sent the judge 89 court motions among many requests they want jurors to be sequestered. Cut off from computers phones and electronics for the entire -- -- trial. Which they say it could last for months. Clinton -- LA BC news Los Angeles.

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