Holmes in Solitary; Inmates Talk of 'Killing Him'

Suspected 'Dark Knight' killer kept on suicide watch
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 21, 2012 1:45 PM CDT
Holmes in Solitary; Inmates Talk of 'Killing Him'
Suspected mass murderer James Holmes.   (AP Photo/University of Colorado)

Suspected Dark Knight killer James Holmes was acting erratically when put behind bars and placed on suicide watch yesterday, the New York Daily News reports. “He was spitting at the door and spitting at the guards,” said a fellow Colorado inmate. “He's spitting at everything. Dude was acting crazy.” A jail employee said Holmes "hasn't show any remorse. He thinks he's acting in a movie."

Suicide watch seems like a good place, considering how badly other inmates want a piece of him. “All the inmates were talking about killing him,” said a just-released inmate. “Everyone was looking for an opportunity. It’s all they could talk about.” Holmes was brought in cuffed and leg-shackled by six officers and given grits and sausage before being placed in a cell with blacked-out windows. (See a sex site ad he may have placed before the shooting.)

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