Colorado Movie Massacre Jurors Quizzed About Boston Verdict

Lawyers for Colorado movie massacre gunman James Holmes asked that jurors in his murder trial be questioned on Monday about whether they saw reports of the death sentence given to the Boston marathon bomber, arguing it could affect their impartiality. Prosecutors have said they will seek the death penalty if the 27-year-old Holmes is convicted for killing 12 people and wounding 70 during the midnight premiere of a Batman film at a Denver-area multiplex in July 2012. The prosecution objected to asking the jurors about the Boston verdict, but was overruled. The jurors said nothing they had seen would stop them from rendering a fair verdict, and the judge allowed all members to remain on the jury. Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to multiple counts of murder, attempted murder and explosives charges.



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