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Aurora Massacre Suspect Asks How "Dark Knight Rises" Ends

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James Holmes, the 24-year-old accused of opening fire into a movie theater, killing 12 people and wounding 58 others attending a "Dark Knight Rises" screening, is being held at Arapahoe Detention Center in Colorado. While inmates have reportedly discussed killing him, guards and other jail employees aren't happy with him either, since he's been spitting at them (he's now wearing a face guard). But now one worker reveals Holmes had a galling question: How did the Batman film end?

The Daily News reports:

“Did you see the movie?” a creepy-sounding Holmes asked a stunned jail worker during a bizarre exchange Tuesday. “How does it end?” Holmes, his eyes glazed and his voice flat, repeated the question when the worker ignored him, according to another jail employee who witnessed the incident in the infirmary.

Holmes, a 24-year-old ex-honor student, “was trying to look like he was sincerely curious,” the witness recounted to the Daily News.

“Like he had no idea why there was anything wrong with what he was saying. It was sick ... I think he’s trying real hard to act crazy.”

Holmes bought a ticket to the movie and watched the first half-hour before allegedly slipping outside to his car — and returning in full body armor to open fire on the unsuspecting moviegoers.

The worker added, "If he said that to me, it would have been real hard to resist smacking him."

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Holmes will be formally charged next week. Meanwhile, victims continue to recover—"Dark Knight" star Christian Bale visited with some yesterday and one victim delivered a healthy baby.