Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes and his lawyers (courtroom sketch)
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Execution call for US 'cinema killer'

Prosecutors have said they will seek the death penalty for the man accused of killing 12 people last July at a cinema in the US state of Colorado.

Prosecutors have said they will seek the death penalty for the man accused of killing 12 people last July at a cinema in the US state of Colorado.

On Friday, prosecutors rejected an offer from James Holmes to plead guilty in order to avoid execution.

The BBC's Jane Little reports from Washington.