Shooting suspect’s hearing delayed

CENTENNIAL A court hearing for the man charged with the Colorado movie theater killings has been postponed after his attorneys said Wednesday that he had been taken to a hospital for unspecified reasons.

Court documents filed Wednesday gave no details of James E. Holmes condition, other than that it renders him unable to be present in court for (todays) hearing. The hearing had been scheduled to discuss pretrial motions.

At a hearing Wednesday on defense attorneys request to delay the court date, defense attorney Tamara Brady said Holmes was taken to a hospital Tuesday. She didnt say where or offer details on why, saying attorneys dont want to disclose privileged medical or psychiatric information.

Its not as simple as a migraine, and its not something that will resolve by tomorrow morning, she said.

Arapahoe County District Judge William B. Sylvester said that was sufficient information for him and postponed the Thursday hearing until Dec. 10.

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