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Jury chosen for trial of Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes
Jury chosen for trial of Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes

The jurors have been selected in the death penalty trial of James Holmes, who went on a fatal rampage in a Colorado movie theater, and opening statements will begin in two weeks, officials said Tuesday. The selection of 24 people -- 12 jurors and 12 alternates -- was finalized Tuesday after a process that lasted months, according to Colorado Judicial Department spokesman Rob McCallum. Opening statements in the trial are to take place April 27, and testimony is expected the following day, McCallum said. In jury selection, 19 women and five men were chosen to hear the case, and only the judge and attorneys know which jurors are alternates, the Denver Post reported. The selection...

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