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James Holmes Is Now Acting Like He Has Amnesia
Ever since James Holmes was arrested after opening fire in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, he has been acting kind of strange.The latest weird detail to come out of the Arapahoe County Detention Center cell where he is being held is that Holmes is acting like he doesn't remember anything about the crime that landed him there. One jail worker told The New York Daily News, "He asked, 'Why am I here?'"
Holmes is on lockdown, and he's being held in isolation for 23 hours a day. During his daily walk, he wears a bulletproof vest for fear that other inmates might try to kill him. He's also been complaining about the food and saying it hurts his stomach. The jail workers believe that his amnesia is an act to mount an insanity defense.
"He needs to save his act for the jury because no one here is buying it," the worker said. "Everyone is convinced he is faking it."
Since he has been arrested, Holmes has spit at guards, asked how "The Dark Knight Rises" ended and appeared bug-eyed and dazed in court. Some have speculated that his attorneys will claim Holmes was insane at the time of the crime.
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