Wednesday 28 June 2017

Batman cinema shooting: Colorado gunman James Holmes could face death penalty

James Holmes sits in court for an advisement hearing at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in Centennial, Colorado, in this file photo taken June 4, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Cross/Pool
James Holmes sits in court for an advisement hearing at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in Centennial, Colorado, in this file photo taken June 4, 2013. REUTERS/Andy Cross/Pool
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Colorado cinema shooter James Holmes could face the death penalty.

Jurors in the Colorado movie massacre trial have found mitigating factors do not outweigh aggravating ones and have decided gunman Holmes could still face the death penalty.

Following on from this decision, the trial will now enter its third phase.

Reuters

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