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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Parents of victim attend hearing for James Holmes

Tom Teves and wife Caren, their son died in the shooting last year Credit: AP Photo/Ed Andrieski

Tom Teves and his wife Caren at the preliminary hearing for James Holmes at the courthouse in Centennial, Colorado.

Their son Alex died in the shootings in July last year protecting his girlfriend from the gunfire.

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