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Colorado mass killer faces death

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DENVER - Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against the man accused of killing 12 people in a crowded US cinema last year, they said Monday as the trial was delayed until next year. 

James Holmes appears in court at the Arapahoe County Justice Center on July 23, 2012, in Centennial, Colorado. Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against the man accused of killing 12 people in a crowded US cinema last year, they said Monday as the trial was delayed until next year.

The case against alleged shooter James Holmes will probably take years to reach a resolution, Judge William Sylvester said, as some in the Colorado court showed frustration at the likely length of the legal proceedings.

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