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Colorado suspect in court

Prosecutors have outlined their case against James Holmes, the American student charged with shooting a dozen people to death at a screening of a "Batman" film at a cinema in Colorado last July.

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Legal analysts say Holmes could accept plea agreement

James Holmes being escorted by a deputy as he arrives at preliminary hearing in district court in Centennial, Colorado Credit: AP Photo/Bill Robles, Pool

Prosecutors have outlined their case against James Holmes, charged with shooting a dozen people to death at a screening of a "Batman" film at a cinema in Colorado last July.

According to legal analysts, the evidence appears to be so strong that Holmes may accept a plea agreement before trial.

If this happens, it could mean that the victims and their families, might be spared the trauma of going through a lengthy trial.

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