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Aurora Massacre Shooter

Tries to Kill Himself

in Jail Cell

11/15/2012 8:44 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

James Holmes -- the shooter in the Aurora movie theater massacre -- was hospitalized after several "half-hearted" suicide attempts ... this according to law enforcement.

According to cops, Holmes ran headfirst into a jail cell wall on Tuesday ... and while he sustained injuries ... they were not life-threatening.

Holmes also reportedly stood on the bed in his cell and fell backwards ... in an apparent attempt to crack his skull open. He failed.

Holmes -- who killed 12 people and injured 58 more during his July 20 shooting rampage -- has since been released from the hospital.


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this little pecker head sure did not have any trouble killing and injuring all those innocent people at a friggin movie theater. you'd think killing yourself would be simple. .... spineless little ****er .

675 days ago

Mumra the Ever Living    

This is nothing that a good, sturdy belt and a hook bolted firmly into the ceiling of his cell won't cure.

675 days ago

Wow ...    

Try, try again. Practice makes perfect.

675 days ago


Nah...letting him die would be too easy. Like someone else said before, let him into general population.

675 days ago


Why does anyone care if he offs himself? Corrections officers, leave a knife in the cell with him and don't bother him for 3 or 4 days.

675 days ago


May he spend the rest of his life (and I wish him a really, really long one!) trying and failing to kill himself! May be become partially paralyzed so he can't even hold himself to piss and has to wear a catheter! May he constantly be in pain and mental anguish. May he never have a good night's sleep. May he be abused by fellow inmates and humiliated and raped. May he burn in Hades for eternity.

675 days ago


Why are they stopping him? Now we have to pay for the paper they use to fill out the accident report...Just let him die...I'll pay for the cremation paying taxes for him to live the lap of luxury in a prison.

675 days ago


I agree, let the general population have him. I just hope he gets to be someone's girlfriend before they finish the job.

675 days ago


Look how many of you are on here preaching violence. You're no better off. What a shame and waste of energy that could be spent helping someone who needs it or doing something positive for the world. I can't believe I have to share the country with people like you. I can't believe there are men and women putting their lives on the line daily for people like you. Before you respond with some type of shallow comment remember this: EVERYONE...and that means EVERYONE is entitled to a fair trial as guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment!

675 days ago


somebody get this man a shoelace.

675 days ago


Should have killed yourself that day would have saved taxpayers a lot of money.

675 days ago


just looking at that mugshot tells me someone put this guy on some potent medication to kill people.

675 days ago


Next time, he'll hold his breath until he turns blue.

675 days ago


Just let the man do himself in..if he wants to do that let him do that..he is a waste of skin for real. He has ruined so many lives...

675 days ago


I would not be upset to hear of his death... however if he does kill himself while in custody-his family will sue for not protecting him, and receive monetary compensation undoubtedly, and that will be a final insult to those he killed - without ever having been given the justice of a guilty verdict.

675 days ago
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