GUILTY VERDICT: James Holmes Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder in Aurora Theater Shooting Trial

james holmsThe victims and their families have justice finally.

James Holmes was found guilty of murdering all 12 victims in the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado in 2012.

The judge was reading through the verdicts in each of the 165 charges filed against him Thursday afternoon.

The 27-year-old admitted to the killings, and said that he was not guilty by reasonable insanity. His attorneys were pushing for him to be committed to a mental hospital for the rest of his life while state prosecutors were seeking the death penalty.

The trial began in April and the prosecutors called dozens of victims and witnesses who were in the theater at the time of the shooting, many detailing their injuries or the deaths of loved ones that had attended the midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” on July 20, 2012.

Read more: ABC News

 

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