Coroner Identifies Victims Of Aurora Shooting Spree

The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office has released the names of 11 of those killed in Friday’s mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises. An additional victim hasn’t yet been definitively identified. Officials notified the families of all of the victims before publicly releasing the names.

This list will be updated as we learn more about each of those killed in the shooting.

  • Jessica N. Ghawi, 24
  • Veronica Moser-Sullivan, 6
  • John T. Larimer, 27
  • Alexander J. Boik, 18
  • Jesse E. Childress, 29
  • Jonathan T. Blunk, 26
  • Rebecca Ann Wingo, 32
  • Alex M. Sullivan, 27
  • Gordon W. Cowden, 51
  • Micayla C. Medek, 23
  • Alexander C. Teves, 24

The statement released by Arapahoe County coroner Michael Dobersen said autopsies were done on all of the victims. “The cause of death in all cases is related to gunshot wounds. The manner of death is homicide,” according to the statement.

The suspected gunman, 24-year-old James Holmes, is in police custody and is scheduled to appear in court Monday. Authorities and bomb technicians spent the day trying to access Holmes’ Aurora apartment, which was booby-trapped with what police believe were explosive and incendiary devices. For the latest news and ongoing details about the shooting, read our full post.

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