publication date: Monday, August 10, 2015 (part of Summer 2015)

category: Crime

clue: With bright orange hair like a Batman villain, Colorado's movie-theater murderer will never live down his infamy.

explanation: Holmes committed a mass shooting during a screening of The Dark Knight RIses. This goo was created while a jury deliberated on whether Holmes would receive the death penalty. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Stan Iwanchuk


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