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10 Revelations From The James Holmes Search Warrants

A judge in the Aurora theater shooting case ordered the release of several key documents on Thursday. They offer new insight into what exactly happened that deadly night.

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2. When searching Holmes' apartment, police found 50 cans/bottles of liquor.

The warrant didn't indicate whether they were full.

4. At the time of his arrest, Holmes was carrying a ton of cash.


8. Among the drugs found in his bathroom: Clonazepam and Sertraline.

Clonazepam treats epilepsy and bipolar and panic disorders. Sertraline treats depression, OCD, PTSD and anxiety and panic disorders. (The drug in the middle, Loratadine, is an over-the-counter allergy medicine.)

Many of the details in the warrants and affidavits released Thursday were made public during Holmes' preliminary hearing.

You can read about that hearing here and here.

Jessica Testa is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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