Defense: Shooting Suspect Was Seeing Psychiatrist

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

DENVER (AP) -- Court papers say the former graduate student accused in the Colorado movie theater shooting was being treated by a psychiatrist at the university where he studied.
The revelation was disclosed Friday in a defense motion. The motion sought to discover the source of leaks to some media outlets that a package that James Holmes sent the psychiatrist contained a notebook with descriptions of an attack.
The motion says the package contained communications between Holmes and Dr. Lynne Fenton that should be shielded from public view.
A message left with Fenton's office was not immediately returned.
The package was seized by authorities Monday after it was discovered in the mailroom at the University of Colorado, Denver. It's unclear if it was sent before the attack early Friday.

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  • by deb on Jul 30, 2012 at 07:10 PM
    This killer needs to be just killed hisself. He has hurt alot of families and there is no need in wasting money to have a trial!!!
  • by Anonymous on Jul 27, 2012 at 08:36 PM
    I do not care if he is a nut case or not, he killed people so at the very least he needs to be locked up for the rest of his life.
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      by AJ on Jul 28, 2012 at 01:48 PM in reply to
      Agreed to the ma
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