Denver suspect James Holmes charged with 24 counts of murder

Denver shooting suspect James Holmes has been formally charged with 24 counts of murder and 116 counts of attempted murder.

The 24 murder charges include 12 counts of first-degree murder and 12 counts of 'murder with extreme indifference'.

The charges were formally presented as the 24-year-old made his second court appearance since his arrest moments after the massacre during a packed showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" shortly after midnight on July 20.