The hearing could last a week, as prosecutors outline particulars of their 166 counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder
The biggest hearing thus far in The People of the State of Colorado vs. James Eagan Holmes gets underway here Monday morning.
Anyone officially connected to the case has been under a gag order since Holmes was arrested in the July 20 movie theater massacre. All police reports, search warrants and other key records were ordered sealed.
This week's preliminary hearing will be the first public glimpse at the evidence prosecutors have against the alleged gunman who killed 12 people and wounded 70 in the attack.
The hearing could last a week, as prosecutors outline particulars of their 166 counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder. The district attorney have not publicly stated if they will seek the death penalty.
Holmes' attorneys may call witnesses to help lay the ground work for a possible insanity defense.
At the end, District Judge William Sylvester will decide if there is ample evidence to move to trial.
Monday's hearing is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. ET/9 a.m. MT. Yahoo News will be at the hearing and will update this story during recesses throughout the day. No electronic devices or messaging is allowed from the courtroom.
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