Colo. shootings suspect to enter insanity plea

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press
James Holmes

James Holmes, the Colorado movie theater shooting suspect, in court on Monday. (WRDW-TV / July 23, 2012)

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

DENVER (AP) -- Lawyers for the man accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 in a Colorado movie theater say he wants to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity.

Attorneys for James Holmes said in a court filing Tuesday they plan to formally ask for the change of plea at a May 13 hearing.

A judge in the case previously entered a standard not guilty plea for Holmes.

(Copyright 2013, The Associated Press)


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