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By Dr. William H. Reid

James Holmes killed or wounded seventy humans in a film theater in Aurora, Colorado. just one guy used to be allowed to checklist large interviews with the shooter. this can be what he stumbled on.



On July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado, a guy in darkish physique armor and a fuel masks entered a dead night most suitable of The darkish Knight Rises with a tactical shotgun, a high-capacity attack rifle, and a sidearm. He threw a canister of tear gasoline into the group and commenced firing. quickly twelve have been useless and fifty-eight have been wounded; youngsters and pregnant ladies have been between them. the guy was once chanced on frivolously ready at his vehicle. He was once detained with out resistance.

James Holmes, who will be referred to as “The Batman Killer,” is exclusive between mass shooters in his willingness to be taken into custody alive. within the court docket case that undefined, purely Dr. William H. Reid, a uncommon forensic psychiatrist, will be allowed to list interviews with the defendant. Reid could learn Holmes’ diary, examine his cell calls and textual content messages, interview his relations and buddies, communicate to his sufferers, and overview tens of hundreds of thousands of pages of facts and court docket testimony in an try and know the way a contented, possible general baby may well turn into a killer.

A darkish Knight in Aurora makes use of the twenty-three hours of unredacted interview transcripts by no means obvious via the general public and Reid’s study to deliver the reader contained in the brain of a mass assassin. the result's chilling, gripping research of irregular psychology and the way a stunning boy named Jimmy turned a mass murderer.

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