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James Holmes: Mentally Ill Or Faking It?

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While gunning down a packed theater full of excited movie-goers is indicative of insanity, some experts believe Dark Knight Rises gunman James Holmes could actually be suffering from a mental illness such as schizophrenia, which can begin to manifest during the early twenties.

Here's what we know:

Reports claim that upon his arrest, James Holmes' hands were covered by evidence bags to preserve gun-shot residue, which he then proceeded to pretend were puppets.

In his first court appearance Monday, Holmes appeared dazed, his eyes kept bulging and remained unfocused throughout the hearing.

Many speculated he was heavily medicated, however a worker at the Arapahoe County Detention Center where Holmes is being held, states:

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