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July 20, 2012

Killer Set Up Booby-Trapped Apartment As A Distraction?

The theory seems to make sense. It didn't work, but it agrees with his narcisstic "Joker" fantasy.

nvestigators now believe that Holmes used a timer to set off loud techno music at the apartment just before midnight. It was meant to spur a noise complaint to police. The ruse theoretically would have drawn them into the apartment building, detonating a firebomb and then drawing all available police and rescue units to the other side of town before the shooting at the theater started. That would have allowed him more time to kill more people and left a much smaller police response to the theater shootings.

Corrected: I initially thought an Adult Friend Finder page highlighted by Reddit and Mediaite actually listed the name "Jim Holmes." Turns out it doesn't; it only says "Jimbo."

I really have no strong reason to think this is the killer, so rather than being a Brian Ross, I'm deleting this link until there's confirmation.


Via JammieWearingFool.



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