Prosecutors said today they will seek the death penalty for Colorado movie theater shooting suspect James Holmes.
Holmes had offered to plead guilty and spend the rest of his life behind bars in exchange for avoiding the death penalty.
Holmes is accused of opening fire in an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater on July 20, 2012, killing 12 people and injuring 58. By the time he had finished, a police officer has testified, there was so much blood the theater floor had become slippery. Bodies were left with horrific injuries and there was the eerie sound of cell phones ringing, over and over again, Officer Justin Grizzle said at a hearing in January.
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