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April 2, 2013

Colorado prosecutors seek execution in theater attack

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In the latest revelation in that case, Aurora Sgt. Matthew Fyles testified that a sticky note with a drawing was in the package sent to Dr. Lynne Fenton. Authorities previously did not confirm any drawings were inside but Winter’s lawyer was prevented from asking questions about it because prosecutors said it wasn’t relevant. Winter didn’t mention a sticky note in her report.

The massacre helped lead to last month’s passage of new gun control measures in Colorado, including a ban on the sort of high-capacity magazines that Holmes allegedly used to spray the theater with dozens of bullets in a matter of seconds. Seventy people were injured in the attack.

President Barack Obama was scheduled to visit Denver tomorrow to highlight the legislation as part of his push for more gun control following a school massacre in Connecticut in December.

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