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Apr 28, 2014 1:29 PM by David Randall

Holmes prosecutors hint at possible new searches

DENVER (AP) - Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case are hinting they might want to search for additional evidence or look for more documents, although they aren't publicly saying why.

In a motion filed Friday and released Monday, prosecutors asked the judge to keep secret any future requests they might make for search warrants or for court orders to produce records.

The motion didn't say whether prosecutors plan to make any such requests, but it said "new leads and investigative avenues" could arise.

Twenty-six-year-old James Holmes pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to multiple counts of murder and attempted murder in the 2012 attack on a suburban Denver movie theater, which killed 12 people and injured 70. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

His trial is scheduled to start in October.

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