JAMES HOLMES JURY
19 Women & 5 men
Jury seating positions
Juror 640: White woman, 40's
Occupation: Union Plumber
Family: Son in Marines, Daughter in Army
Personal: Has ADHD and a member of her family is bipolar. Says she doesn't watch the news.
Has sat on jury previously in an assault case.
Juror 17: Hispanic woman, 40's - 50's
Occupation: Lawyer. Also cares for parents who are elderly
Personal: Had trouble giving Holmes the presumption of innocence since he was the known shooter, but could set that aside and be impartial.
Doesn't believe in "Not guilty by reason of insanity" &
says death penalty should be rarely given.
Juror 329: White woman, 20's
Occupation: Volunteer victim's advocate 2008-2010 for sexual assault victims & people who were victims of crime. She was also a victim of crime in her youth, although what kind is not known.
Had a hard time with presumption of innocence, but says she can set that aside and be impartial.
Juror 661: White woman, middle aged
Occupation: Denver Public School System & dental assistant instructor.
Personal: Her daughter was seeing 'The Dark Knight Rises' in the same building, but different theater.
Legal: Defense wanted her removed due to her being very pro-death penalty. She agreed to put that aside for this case.
Juror 535: White woman, middle aged
Family: Formerly married to a San Antonio police officer. Was put into hospital post-divorce after being diagnosed as a danger to herself.
Personal: Has physical health issues; she uses a spinal stimulator. The court will accommodate her.
Fact: Her Niece was in the cafeteria during the Columbine school shooting. Her niece's mother has called James Holmes a "coward".
Juror 87: White woman, 40's-50's
Family: Has a son who is addicted to drugs.
Personal: Has been depressed in the past
Beliefs: There are evil people among us who have no soul. Used to believe in, "An eye for an eye", regarding the death penalty, but says her views have softened.
Juror 901: White woman, 30's - 40's
Occupation: Student at Denver University; studying international security. Studied criminal and constitutional law as an undergraduate student. Earlier in life, she aspired to become a police officer.
Personal: Married. Doesn't watch the news.
Juror 495: White woman, late 20's - early 30's
Personal: Worried about seeing gruesome and graphic photos during trial.
Cried when talking about possibly having to choose to sentence Holmes to the death penalty, but could do so if it's proven to be warranted in this case.
Worried James Holmes could be released one day if not guilty by reason of insanity is the verdict.
Legal: Defense wanted to have her excused after her statement that she would lean towards the death penalty when it came to the murder of a child.
Juror 872: White woman, 20's - 30's
Family: 3 children
Personal: Ok with death penalty and no problem imposing it if the case calls for it.
Cried when told a child had been killed in shootings. Says she doesn't watch the news.
Juror 1009: Nothing much known about her.
Personal: Afraid for her privacy by being involved in this trial.
Juror 118: White woman, 60's-70's.
Occupation: Physicist with degree in math and psychology. Works with explosives.
Personal: Married. Juror shoots guns competitively as well as her husband, who is nationally ranked. Her son is a prison guard.
Says she gives her children benefit of the doubt and would do the same with James Holmes.
Wants to hear about Holmes' childhood as it has a big impact on who they become as adults.
Both her husband and mother have suffered from depression.
Her son-in-law is an Iraq war veteran who suffers from PTSD.
JUROR 378: White woman, 50's-60's
Occupation: Recently retired paramedic with 20 years experience who transported mentally ill patients.
Personal: Believes in death penalty if it is used in the right situation.
Followed the scanner as police searched Holmes' apartment, which was rigged with explosives.
Juror 673: White woman, 30's-40's
Has 3 children.Currently serves in the military and her husband is currently deployed, scheduled to come home early in May.
Initially hesitant to serve on this jury due to her being the only parent at home for her 3 children, as her husband is expected to deploy again shortly after returning. Says she can find childcare if needed.
Wished there was an option of guilty but insane
Juror 706: White woman, older.
Occupation: ICU nurse and retired from the Army
Uses a walker. Had heard about the shootings in Aurora but didn't follow the story as she was not interested.
When asked how you take on a case this big as a juror with 166 counts, her response: "How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time".
Has not considered James Holmes background.
Juror 412: White woman, 20's - 30's
Occupation: Works for a mental health company in Aurora in information technology.
Past Occupation: Worked law enforcement in the Air Force & had encounters with people who had mental health issues.
Was first on the scene of a crime while stationed abroad where a contractor had shot a killed his spouse.
Personal: Single mother. Says if her child was killed she would want to kill whoever did it. However, she would want her child to get a fair trial if her child was in Holmes' situation.
Juror 267: Hispanic, 40's-50's .
Occupation: Attendence clerk.
Personal: A student at the school she works at is a survivor of the shooting and another student is a relative of a survivor.
Juror has a weak stomach when it comes to seeing graphic photos.
She related to mental illness as she says she has seen students act out continually even though many efforts have been made to help them.
Has no opinion on Holmes' sanity and would consider life in prison over death if it is proven he is mentally insane.
Juror 557: Hispanic woman, 30's-40's
Personal: Has a son who is bipolar. She believes mental illness is not an excuse for serious crimes.
Says she would need to avoid her husband during the trial as he is very opinionated.
Says she has not watched this case closely.
Juror 307: White woman, 40's-50's
Occupation: Special needs school teacher who has taught kids with schizophrenia. Says she can see both sides to every story after working with children.
She was very much against the death penalty in the past, but has come to agree with it.
The death penalty is acceptable in some cases, but Holmes' mental status would be considered in her decision of life or death.
Juror 311: White woman, 40's-50's
Beliefs: The death penalty would be ideal for most serial killers but on average, she is middle of the road on her views. She says that life in prison is harsh.
Personal: Wants to hear what Holmes' parents have to say about their son. Finds mental illness hard to believe, given the intricate premeditation in this case but ultimately she can set aside that opinion for the trial.
Juror 983: White male, 30's.
Personal: Stated he can be fair and impartial. Says all counts need consideration.
Doesn't watch the news.
Juror 155: White man, 50's
Personal: Lived in California at the time of the shootings and knows very little about the case. Didn't know the number of victims when questioned.
Has no strong opinion one way or the other about the death penalty
Juror 527: White man, 30's
Occupation: Store manager for Bed Bath & Beyond
Personal: Can give presumption of innocence. No strong feelings about the death penalty one way or another.
JUROR 737: White man, 20's - 30's
Personal: Was at Columbine High School during the 1999 shootings. The killers, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were his best friends through the 8th grade.
One of their victims was this juror's prom date and best friend in high school.
The juror had to go to therapy for 10 years after the killings.
Has concerns that he may not be able to handle some of the evidence presented.
Says his experience will make him the ideal juror in this case as he understands what the victims went through as well as the possible mental health of Holmes.
Juror 313: White man, older aged
Occupation: Works at a gas station. Says his company would only pay him for the first 3 days of jury duty.
Personal: Referred to himself as an, "Open minded liberal"
Has a daughter who is bipolar and she tried to kill herself when she was 25. Says that even before being prescribed medication for her mental illness, his daughter knew right from wrong.
Served as a drill sergeant in Vietnam & is still in the reserves.
Knows several people with PTSD.