Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes and his lawyers (courtroom sketch)
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Aurora suspect James Holmes should be executed, say prosecutors

2 April 2013 Last updated at 06:28 BST

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.