James Holmes hearing postponed after alleged killer's repeated head banging, report says

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James Holmes.
Update by Michael Roberts: At a hearing yesterday, Judge William Sylvester, who's overseeing the prosecution of Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes agreed to postpone a hearing slated for this morning due to his "condition;" see our original coverage below. Now, reports have surfaced that the alleged killer tried to harm himself on three occasions, by inflicting damage to his head.

Citing unnamed sources, 9News reports that Holmes tried to harm himself on three separate occasions on Tuesday while in his cell -- and each effort seems to have had a head injury as its goal.

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The Aurora Century 16, where the July 20 attack took place.
In the first incident, Holmes is said to have stood on his bed, then fallen backwards in an apparent attempt to bang his head. The second time around, he reportedly ran from one side of his cell to the other in order to thump his head against a wall. And sources tell the station he simply hit his head against the wall on attempt number three.

These assorted efforts didn't result in wounds that would have been visible to those attending this morning's hearing had it been held as scheduled, 9News maintains. But while sources cited by the outlet describe Holmes's actions as "not aggressive," that description is certainly up for debate. Expect the staff at the Arapahoe County jail where he's being held to keep an even closer eye on Holmes than they do already do -- especially as the newly scheduled December 10 make-up hearing nears.

Look below to see the 9News report, followed by Melanie Asmar's previous coverage.

Continue for our original coverage below.



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dcCU
dcCU

to all you HATERS  i hope what u wish for James comes back on yourself. looks like the chem trails in colorado skies are making everyone hateful and stupid! keep breathing in the funk!dumbasses heartless people

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

James Holmes Voted for A64 !!

 

 

Michelle Hayes
Michelle Hayes

Let him hurt/kill himself. That'll save us taxpayers some moolah.

Robbie Ratay
Robbie Ratay

Funny cuz 9 news at 6 am says unspecified reason's for delays.. westword aint got pullnlike 9 news does..

Jay Jurgens
Jay Jurgens

and who pays for this scumbag?, we do.if he is stupid enuff to hurt himself let him lay on the floor and bleed just like the people he shot if this city is lucky he will just die and save us all the trouble

Robbie Ratay
Robbie Ratay

I'd like to know what this trial is costing the taxpayers per day.. find that out westword and you will be king.. btw dump that stupid fuck that writes ask a mexican.. why not ask a white guy? Or even better aak a brotha now that shit would be good!!!

Jay Jurgens
Jay Jurgens

awww he must of got butt raped.too bad he didnt crack his skull.

Robbie Ratay
Robbie Ratay

@ keith gallagher.... fuck the volts its the amps that are important... .. amperage is what kills you not volts lol.. just sayin

Jay Jurgens
Jay Jurgens

whats his condition?oh thats right hes a fukin phsyco and a drain on us, i say dig a hole and dump him in it

Megan Haenny
Megan Haenny

Amity, your awesome point pisses me off more cuz its So true!! Someone off him and save us some money. Damn.

Evelyn Maria
Evelyn Maria

In in his best interest to delay and delay put him in a padded cell next time so he can't hurt himself

Jonny D Foxtrot
Jonny D Foxtrot

Put a bunch of needles under his skin, then put him through the MRI

Jonny D Foxtrot
Jonny D Foxtrot

I'd like to SEND him to the hospital...on a one way trip

Brittany Seydel
Brittany Seydel

why would they even waste time taking him to the hospital

Brad Aerts
Brad Aerts

i think somebody is funding these kids

Ric Gonzalez
Ric Gonzalez

Why is this piece of shit still breathing? Fry this bitch on the chair already

Shenna Johnston
Shenna Johnston

Ask him if he wants to sit alone in the theatre where he killed all those people. Sick F***

Lisa Hill
Lisa Hill

Ahhh, poor little asshole....

Chris Rains
Chris Rains

What a pussy. Does what he did and now wants to be babied.

Mike Milos
Mike Milos

and here I always thought "Guano Psychotic" was a medical condition ;)

Matt Leising
Matt Leising

Easy. Wire him up for video and sound we have the technology.

Bree Miller
Bree Miller

I didn't realize that bat shit crazy was a medical condition now

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