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Theater shooting trial day 64: The life-or-death verdict for James Holmes
NOTE: This video is a placeholder, waiting to begin until the three-hours warning is issued by the court that a verdict was reached. Will James Holmes be put to death by lethal injection for the 12 people he killed inside an Aurora, Colorado movie theater? Or will the jury send him to prison for the rest of his life?Jurors are about to come face-to-face with the ultimate decision in the Aurora movie theater shooting trial: "Should James Eagan Holmes be put to death by lethal injection?"Jurors have already confirmed they found aggravating factors in the mass shooting for which they convicted the gunman. They also confirmed that any mitigating factors that might exist do not outweigh the aggravating factors. Holmes was convicted on 165 counts including murder and attempted murder for the shooting that killed 12 and injured 70 others during a midnight premiere of the Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado. His defense attorneys unsuccessfully argued that he was insane at the time of the shooting. 7NEWS and TheDenverChannel.com will have gavel to gavel coverage of the trial starting at 8:30a.m. (MST) everyday and ending around 5:30 p.m. (MST) Watch new live video on our YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/7NewsDenver/live Additional resources:LIVE VIDEO & BLOG: http://bit.ly/theatertrialTIMELINE of the case: http://bit.ly/theatertimelineJURY PROFILE: http://bit.ly/theaterjury CONTINUING COVERAGE: http://bit.ly/theatercoverage
Thank you all for being here with me from the begining. Maybe Micayla can rest now. I have loved the debates!
by DocJ8/8/2015 12:02:36 AM
@UsRegulars -- I think there are some Holmies in here....
by caz8/8/2015 12:02:37 AM
@ Phil - is there a tornado warning in Adams and Arapahoe County?
by Suzanne8/8/2015 12:02:37 AM
Would like to see Moser find a passion in her life and move towards life-giving forces. She needs a plan. Grieving is natural and very important, but when you hate others, you only hate yourself. She is so young and her limits were self-imposed to be ONLY a mother. She needs help to wake-up and do something significant through whatever awareness this event brought to her life. Her child is speaking to her through spirit. This is a passage into a deeper consciousness and to have meaning other than pity, she must consider what is now another role. When the time is right, but begin visualizing it now, dear heart.
by justiceisneverdeath8/8/2015 12:02:44 AM
@Sophia -- there were several offers of LWOP made in the case. Amour even got involved in negotiations -- ask any member of Arapahoe County bar association. You are misinformed.
by Gamma8/8/2015 12:02:47 AM
Defense didn't win! JH will be in prison and won't last long. DT wanted him not guilty.
by Suzanne8/8/2015 12:02:48 AM
@Clancy, haha, yeah I've enjoyed reading your comments. Made me feel not so alone. =)
by Me8/8/2015 12:02:49 AM
@BluesB - its like we are twins! Everything you write is exactly what I am thinking. Thank you!!
by Mandy L8/8/2015 12:02:51 AM
......the jury has delivered their voice...we watched them methodically go through this trial.....they need not be judged so harshly...whether we like the decision or not ....they are the ones that ULTIMATELY had to decide this man's fate......NOT AN EASY TASK
by KS8/8/2015 12:02:56 AM
For those of you who love your Jimmy, go visit him. He won't last long.
by Suzanne8/8/2015 12:02:58 AM
LWOP offer on March 23, 2013 -- check your facts Sophia
by Gamma8/8/2015 12:03:01 AM
@BluesB---Would gladly hoist a beer with you and other like-minded posters here. After initial sick feelings passed I finally grasped the idea that one or two jurors simply didn't have, probably never had, the capacity to do the right thing....
by flip8/8/2015 12:03:04 AM
love you too bluesb hope you can find helpnow
by justiceisneverdeath8/8/2015 12:03:06 AM
The defense didn't win..Jimmy is going to prison not a mental institution..
by Dennie Carp8/8/2015 12:03:10 AM
Now, I'm going to spend time with my family. While talking with you guys was enjoyable for the most part, I sincerely hope we never have to meet again under these circumstances. Again, thank you all for your support and condolences. You guys all have a good and relaxing weekend.
by Proph8/8/2015 12:03:13 AM
@BlueB lol we agree again i am baffled how well he has managed to con so many for so long unbelievable
by markefc_8/8/2015 12:03:21 AM
Sorry I was talking, back to deal with comments
by Phil Tenser8/8/2015 12:03:25 AM
Thank you all for joining us. Our 6pm TV broadcast will continue on the 7NEWS app or TheDenverChannel.com/live