Criminal charged with the infamous Colorado mass shooting at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises in July 2012.
He was in a Ph.D. program at the University of Colorado, Denver.
His shooting spree resulted in 12 deaths and 58 injuries.
He had one sister, and at the time of his crimes had never been married.
Christian Bale visited victims of James Holmes' murders because they occurred during the screening of his film.