Crime

James Holmes case: Prosecutors drop demand for notebook sent to psychiatrist

Update below: Prosecutors in the case of James Holmes decided to drop their request for immediate access to the notebook the accused Aurora theater shooter sent to Dr. Lynne Fenton, who'd acted as his psychiatrist.

But prosecutor Rich Orman said at a hearing held this morning that he thinks it's likely the prosecution will eventually gain access to the notebook.

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