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Jessica Ghawi's Brother
Son killed in Colorado massacre
Arapahoe County District Attorney
Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office
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The man accused of killing twelve and injuring nearly 60 others at a movie theater in Colorado made his first court appearance today. Sandra Endo reports from Aurora.
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MCKAYLA HICKS WAS SHOT IN THE CHIN AT FRIDAY'S MASS SHOOTING.
SHE WAS AMONG THE VICTIMS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN ATTENDANCE WHEN JAMES HOLMES MADE HIS FIRST COURT APPEARANCE MONDAY.
His hair was all orange because he's some freak.
SHE THINKS HE DESERVES THE DEATH PENALTY.
He planed to kill more people than he did. He shouldn't be able to breathe anymore honestly.
HOLMES APPEARED DAZED AS HE LISTENED TO THE JUDGE READ HIS RIGHTS AND GIVE NOTICE NO BOND WOULD BE GRANTED.
JORDAN GHAWI, WHO LOST HIS SISTER JESSICA, SKIPPED THE HEARING BECAUSE HE WAS AFRAID HE MIGHT LASH OUT AT THE SUSPECT.
I don't want to look in the eyes of the man who took away my sister and 11 other lives.
TOM TEVES, WHO LOST HIS SON ALEX, WANTS THE MEDIA TO STOP COVERING THE SUSPECT.
We always say why, why? And we never know why. But we got enough data. Let's start figuring out why. And I'll guarantee one of them is because they want to be on television. They want to be infamous.
HOLMES HAS REPORTEDLY NOT BEEN COOPERATING WITH POLICE. HOWEVER THEY SAY THEY HAVE EVIDENCE HE'D BEEN PLOTTING THE MASSACRE FOR MONTHS.
A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL WHO VIEWED THE VIDEO FROM INSIDE HOLMES' APARTMENT SAYS IT WAS LITTERED WITH ABOUT 30 I-E-D'S. THEY ALSO FOUND CONTAINERS OF GASOLINE THAT WOULD HAVE CREATED A FIREBALL BIG ENOUGH TO QUICKLY ENGULF THE ENTIRE BUILDING.
PROSECUTORS STOPPED SHORT OF CALLING IT A SLAM DUNK CASE.
The investigation doesn't stop, it will continue up to trial
AN ATTORNEY FOR THE HOLMES FAMILY SAYS THE CASE MUST BE TRIED IN A COURTROOM AND NOT THE MEDIA.
The family wants to reiterate that their hearts go out to the victims and their families, the Holmes family would like to maintain their privacy.
HOLMES IS EXPECTED TO BE FORMALLY CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE MURDER NEXT WEEK.
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