By Dr. William H. Reid
On July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado, a guy in darkish physique armor and a fuel masks entered a nighttime preferable of The darkish Knight Rises with a tactical shotgun, a high-capacity attack rifle, and a sidearm. He threw a canister of tear gasoline into the group and started firing. quickly twelve have been useless and fifty-eight have been wounded; young ones and pregnant girls have been between them. the guy used to be came upon flippantly ready at his vehicle. He used to be detained with out resistance.
James Holmes, who will be referred to as “The Batman Killer,” is exclusive between mass shooters in his willingness to be taken into custody alive. within the courtroom case that undefined, simply Dr. William H. Reid, a unusual forensic psychiatrist, will be allowed to checklist interviews with the defendant. Reid could learn Holmes’ diary, examine his mobile calls and textual content messages, interview his kin and buddies, converse to his sufferers, and evaluate tens of millions of pages of proof and court docket testimony in an try to know how a cheerful, probably basic baby may possibly develop into a killer.
A darkish Knight in Aurora makes use of the twenty-three hours of unredacted interview transcripts by no means obvious by means of the general public and Reid’s examine to carry the reader contained in the brain of a mass assassin. the result's chilling, gripping learn of irregular psychology and the way a stunning boy named Jimmy grew to become a mass murderer.
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