James Holmes Claims To Have Amnesia

James Holmes

James Holmes, the alleged gunman that killed 12 people and injured over 50 at “The Dark Knight Rises” screening in Aurora, Colorado is now claiming to have amnesia according to the New York Daily.  Holmes dropped out of a neuroscience graduate school program shortly before the shooting.  This is leading people to believe that he knows how to pretend to be insane.

“He claims he doesn’t know why he’s in jail,” said an Arapahoe County Detention Center.  “He asked, ‘Why am I here?’”  Holmes is also being picky with his food.  Some times he just picks at it and he complains the food gives him a stomach ache.  “He complained once that he didn’t like the food . . . The guy killed 12 people, and he’s upset that he’s not getting a four-star meal?” said the worker.  I agree with the Arapahoe worker.  Holmes has got some nerve.

“He needs to save his act for the jury because no one here is buying it,” said the worker. “Everyone is convinced he is faking it.”  Holmes wears a bulletproof vest on his daily walk out of fear that other inmates are planning to kill him.  Holmes also has to wear a face guard because he spits on every guard that he comes in contact with.

Marissa Randazzo, the former chief research psychologist for the U.S. Secret Service is an expert on mass shootings.  She believes that Holmes may know how to fake a mental disorder when being interview on Good Morning America.

“It’s possible. It is possible. We’ll leave that open. What we’ve heard about his history does not suggest sociopath at all. Let’s keep that in mind that he was studying neuroscience. He was studying exactly the type of brain issues that we’re going to be talking about throughout this whole case.”

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at

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