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James Holmes

Last push begins to sentence Colorado shooter to death

The jury in the Colorado theater shooting trial will hear even more heart-wrenching testimony from those who lost loved ones in the attack, as prosecutors begin their final push to have James Holmes sentenced to death. After less than three hours of deliberation, jurors Monday rejected arguments that the former neuroscience graduate student's mental illness means he should not die. "The case for death is only going to get stronger from this point forward," said Denver attorney and former prosecutor Craig Silverman. "This jury is not going to want to disappoint the families of these victims. ... I'd be very surprised if the verdict was anything other than...