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Aurora theater shooting suspect's lawyers want more time to address issues

By: The Associated Press
August 13, 2013 Updated: August 13, 2013 at 10:15 am
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DENVER — Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes are asking for more time to research and address death penalty issues.

In a motion filed Monday, defense attorneys asked to delay a filing deadline until Aug. 30 because death penalty cases are complex and should not be rushed. The judge has not indicated when he will rule on the latest motion.

Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 at a suburban Denver theater in July 2012. He pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to multiple counts of murder and attempted murder. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

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