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James Holmes

STRANGE BEHAVIOR

In Colorado Court

7/23/2012 10:24 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"Dark Knight" shooter James Holmes appeared in court moments ago ... sporting red-orange hair ... a red jumpsuit ... and a very bizarre demeanor.

Holmes was informed he will be charged with FIRST DEGREE MURDER for killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater on Friday.  The formal charges are expected to be filed soon.

Holmes appeared sedated in court -- constantly opening his eyes widely ... and then appearing to doze off while the judge was speaking.

At one point, he began to blink wildly. 

Holmes did not say a word during the hearing.

The judge informed Holmes that he will be kept in custody on a no-bail hold due to the egregious nature of the crimes he's been accused of committing.

Holmes has been forbidden from contacting any of the victims or their families.

Arapahoe County District Attorney Carol Chambers addressed the media outside of the courthouse ... and said prosecutors have NOT decided if they will pursue the death penalty.

Prosecutors also said they do not know if Holmes was on any kind of medication during the hearing.

Prosecutors believe Holmes' trial won't start until a year from now.

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Toilethead    

Stop showing that monster's face! Really. You're turning him into a celebrity.

634 days ago
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Billy Reynolds    

STOP GLAMOURISING THIS MONSTER!!! By constantly putting his evil face on the TV and publicising him you're making his actions seem legitimate. Kids watching this will end up seeing him as some sort of celebrity.

Don't give him the publicity he quite obviously wants, leave him to either rot in jail or die in justice.

634 days ago
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the_truth_hurts    

why do tax payers have to support this human trash for the next 50 years? public hanging after being set on fire is too good for trash like this...turn him over to general population and show it on pay per view....

634 days ago
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two cents    

Jesus F Christ! You're not CNN. You're a frivolous, celebrity-snarking website. Stop already. We don't care about this nobody. Move on.

634 days ago
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the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

I don't need to get a look at him, I know very well what he looks like because you haven't shut up about him since the whole thing happened.

634 days ago
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Kimo    

I say shoot him in court like the victims he killed!

634 days ago
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Stiletto    

Is it just me...or does it sound like he didn't even try to get away afterwards? From what I've read...he was just sort of hanging out near his car when the police got to him.

634 days ago
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LambertIvan    

my classmate's mother makes $84/hr on the internet. She has been fired for 10 months but last month her check was $8514 just working on the internet for a few hours. Read about it on this site CashLazy.com

634 days ago
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Jen    

Stop giving this little bitch the fame he is begging for.

634 days ago
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Irony Tag    

Why are you calling him the "Dark Knight" Killer? Terribly glorifying and not accurate.

How about "Child Killer". It's a bit more accurate.

634 days ago
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Proud2Bblack    

QUESTION: Harvey, can Jame also get attempted murder charges for all the people that were in the movie too? Is that possible also, even the one's that didn't get shot since his intentions were to murder?

634 days ago
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Jaime    

Fry the bastard...asap

634 days ago
13.

LambertIvan    

my classmate's mother makes $84/hr on the internet. She has been fired for 10 months but last month her check was $8514 just working on the internet for a few hours. Read about it on this site CashLazy.com

634 days ago
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WatcherOne    

"Like" "Hate" buttons not working for me....

634 days ago
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Lauren    

Kids, this is why you're always nice to the nerd in High School.

634 days ago
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