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Originally posted by kiwasabi
reply to post by Emergingtruth
Has the FBI taken over yet? I'm not sure they have.
Alexander C. Kaufman 4:45 p.m. CDT, July 21, 2012
Police in Aurora, Colorado, have diffused the bobby traps at shooting suspect James Holmes' apartment and are sending evidence to FBIheadquarters at Quantico, FBI special agent James Yacone said at a news conference Saturday afternoon.
"It went very, very well," Yacone said. "The threat has not been eliminated. It has been significantly reduced."
Authories also continue gathering evidence and investigating the theater where Holmes allegedly opened fire early Friday morning, killing 12 and injuring 58. ...
Federal and local bomb experts began defusing an elaborate web of booby traps in Holmes' apartment early Saturday morning that surprised even veteran FBI bomb experts, who said they "rarely [encounter] anything this complex."
Police and authorities entered the apartment with a robot and disabled a tripwire stretched across the front door of the 800-square-foot dwelling. Next, they defused the trigger on a volatile mixture of chemicals that, if triggered, would have exploded in a blast or ignited. Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates said the bomb team will soon enter the apartment to neutralize any remaining traps and collect evidence, which will be processed at the high-level security Marine Corps base at Quantico.
After encountering the deadly devices in Holmes' apartment, blocks away from the theater, Oates was visibly angered. "This apartment was designed to kill anyone who entered," he said, adding that it was apparently designed to kill responding police officers. "What has happened to our city, what has happened to the wonderful people that live here and also what he threated to do to one of our police officers -- there's no question what the intent was for anyone who designed [that]." "If you think we're angry," he added, "we sure as hell are angry."
soon enter the apartment to neutralize any remaining traps and collect evidence, which will be processed at the high-level security Marine Corps base at Quantico.
Arapahoe County Coroner Michael Dobersen said in a statement "a total of 11 victims have been definitively identified ... One additional victim, had been presumptively identified." They are as follows:
Jessica N. Ghawi, 24
Veronica Moser-Sullivan, 6
John T. Larimer, 27
Alexander J. Boik, 18
Jesse E. Childress, 29
Jonathan T. Blunk, 26
Rebecca Ann Wingo, 32
Alex M. Sullivan, 27
Gordon W. Cowden, 51
Micayala C. Medek, 23
Alexander C. Teves, 24
Another victim, Matthew R. McQuinn, 27, has been presumptively identified, but is awaiting definitive identification, the coroner's office said. (Reporting by Stephanie Simon; Writing by Tim Gaynor; Editing by Peter Cooney and Stacey Joyce)
Originally posted by Bilk22
Originally posted by mainidh
Originally posted by timetothink
Not one person here knows what this guy was thinking. Not one of you knows his motive.
I bet you do.