Judge enters not guilty plea for Colorado theater shooting suspect
Centennial, CO (ABC News/WSYR-TV) - A judge has set Aug. 5 as the start of the trial for the man charged with a deadly movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado last July.
On Tuesday, the judge entered a not guilty plea on behalf of James Holmes after the former graduate student's defense team said they were not ready to enter one.
At the April 1st hearing, prosecutors plan to announce whether they'll seek the death penalty.
Holmes is charged with multiple counts of murder and attempted murder in the attack at an Aurora movie theater that killed 12 people and injured 70.
He was in court silently sitting through the proceedings in a red jail jumpsuit. He sported a thick, bushy beard and unkempt dark brown hair.
James and Arlene Holmes -- his parents -- silently sat at the front of the courtroom.
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