Lynne Fenton

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Widow of Aurora Victim Sues Holmes' Psychiatrist

He should have been in custody, says lawsuit

(Newser) - The widow of one of the people killed in the Aurora, Colorado, rampage has sued the psychiatrist of alleged shooter James Holmes, reports the Denver Post . The lawsuit argues that the University of Colorado's Lynne Fenton should have had Holmes placed in temporary custody after he spoke of his... More »

Holmes Saw 3 Mental Health Experts Before Shooting

Aurora suspect was known to University of Colorado's mental health team

(Newser) - Alleged Aurora theater shooter James Holmes was pretty well known to mental health professionals at the University of Colorado before the Dark Knight Rises rampage—because he met with at least three of them. Holmes, who had been a doctoral student in neuroscience, met with professionals linked to student mental... More »

Psychiatrist Warned Campus Cop About Holmes

It's not clear what officer did about warning

(Newser) - The psychiatrist who treated James Holmes before the Aurora massacre was so worried about his behavior that she broke patient confidentiality and warned a campus police officer about him, as well as the University of Colorado's threat team , sources tell ABC . It's not known what the officer she... More »

Doc Warned University 'Threat Team' About Holmes

But police weren't contacted because shooting suspect dropped out

(Newser) - The psychiatrist for Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes was so concerned about his state of mind that she alerted members of the University of Colorado's "threat team." But they did nothing because Holmes soon dropped out of school, just six weeks before the shooting rampage in a... More »

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