The Aurora Movie Theater Shooter Reportedly Converts to Islam in Prison
James Holmes, the man behind the movie theater massacre in Aurora Colorado during the midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises”, has reportedly converted to Islam, according to prison sources.
Holmes newfound faith is reportedly an attempt to justify his deadly shooting spree, which left 12 people dead and 58 wounded, according to a Daily Mail report. He now prays up to five times a day and adheres to a strict Muslim diet.
“He has brainwashed himself into believing he was on his own personal jihad and that his victims were infidels,” the prison source told the National Enquirer.
Additionally, the prison source reportedly said that other Muslims in the jail are not happy about Holmes’ recent conversion.
“None of them condone forms of terrorism or extremism,” the source told reporters. “And they don’t want their religion to be connected to that awful shooting.”
Earlier this month a judge entered a not guilty plea on Holmes’ behalf after his defense attorneys said they were not ready to enter a plea. It is unknown whether or not they will pursue an insanity defense.
Ryan Kerns, Esq., Wild About Trial
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