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Batman suspect risks death row

Colorado prosecutors will seek the death penalty against James Holmes, who is accused of killing 12 people in the Batman cinema shooting in the US last July.

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Prosecutors to decide on Holmes 'deal' on Monday

James Holmes listens with public defender Tamara Brady at his arraignment earlier this month. Credit: REUTERS/R.J. Sangosti/Pool

Prosecutors in the case of alleged massacre gunman James Holmes are set to decide on Monday whether to accept his plea of guilty in return for not pushing for the death penalty.

Holmes has been offered the chance by his lawyers to plead guilty in order to avoid capital punishment.

Prosecutors want to discuss the deal with victims' relatives before making a decision, according to reports.

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