Aurora Theater Shooting

James Holmes's alleged "confession" about theater shooting: The National Enquirer version

Last week, our Alan Prendergast wrote about an inmate who claims accused Aurora theater killer James Holmes told him his murder spree had been spurred by a homicidal directive implanted by a therapist.

Earlier today, the National Enquirer published its version of the story -- and the tone and substance are very different.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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