James Holmes Guilty of Murder in Colorado Theater Shooting

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BREAKING UPDATE: Jury finds James Holmes guilty of first-degree murder in July 2012 Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting.

HI-RES VERSION  AURORA, Colorado (CNN) -- A notebook allegedly mailed to a psychiatrist by movie-theater shooting suspect James Holmes before the July attack will remain off-limits to prosecutors, but defense lawyers will get to look at it under an agreement reached Thursday.       During a court hearing, prosecutors added 10 new attempted murder charges and amended 17 others among the 142 already lodged. Holmes appeared in court with close-cropped dark hair instead of the bright orange hair he had shortly after his arrest.       Holmes is accused of murder, attempted murder, weapons violations and other charges.       Prosecutors and defense attorneys waived a reading of the new and amended charges, but court officials later posted them online.       Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and wounding 58 during a midnight screening of the Batman film "The Dark Knight Rises" July 20 at an Aurora cinema.

CENTENNIAL, COLORADO — The man accused of opening fire inside an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater three years ago is about to learn his fate.

James Holmes, who has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, faces 165 charges in the July 2012 shooting that left 12 people dead and 70 injured.

Jurors reached a verdict on Thursday. It is expected to be read at 5 p.m. CT, a court spokesman said.

By virtue of his insanity plea, the now 27-year-old Holmes has never denied he was behind the killings. But given his mental state, his lawyers have argued that he should not be found culpable.

“The evidence is clear that he could not control his thoughts, … he could not control his actions, and he could not control his perceptions,” defense attorney Dan King said during closing arguments.

King told the court psychosis had obscured Holmes’ ability to think about things the way a rational person does.

“Only the mental illness caused this to happen and nothing else.”