Facial Expressions of Movie Massacre Suspect James Holmes in Court

Take a look at some of the facial expressions movie massacre suspect James Holmes makes during his first court appearance on July 23, 2012. He's accused of opening fire on a theater full of people watching the new Batman movie, killing 12 and injuring 58.

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July 23, 2012: Movie massacre suspect James Holmes makes his first court appearance.
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The nation got its first look at "The Dark Knight" shooting suspect.
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But we didn't hear a word from him. Holmes struggled at times to stay alert in the courtroom.
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Dressed in his burgundy prison uniform with his orange and red hair, Holmes sat slumped in a jury box.
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Holmes is accused of opening fire inside an Aurora, Colo. movie theater, killing 12 people and wounding 58, some critically.
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The suspect dyed his hair orange and red before the massacre then told police he was the Joker, one of the super villains from the Batman saga, according to authorities.
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Sitting across from him in court was the father of one of the victims, who kept his eyes locked on Holmes.
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Holmes' attorney, Tamara Brady, was asked about his subdued demeanor and she said she didn't know if was on medication.
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Authorities said Holmes is refusing to cooperate and that it could take months to learn what prompted the horrific attack.
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The former doctoral student has been held in solitary confinement at an Arapahoe County detention facility.
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Police have said that Holmes began buying guns at Denver-area stores nearly two months before Friday's shooting and that he received at least 50 packages in four months at his home and at school.
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James Holmes is being held without bond and will be formally charged on Monday, July 30.
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