3 jurors dismissed in James Holmes trial

People enter the Arapahoe County Justice Center, in Centennial, Colo., Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. The jury selection process in the trial of Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes began Tuesday, and is expected to take several weeks to a few months. Holmes is charged with killing 12 people and wounding more than 50 in an Aurora movie theater in 2013. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
People enter the Arapahoe County Justice Center, in Centennial, Colo., Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. The jury selection process in the trial of Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes began Tuesday, and is expected to take several weeks to a few months. Holmes is charged with killing 12 people and wounding more than 50 in an Aurora movie theater in 2013. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The judge in the Colorado theater shooting trial has dismissed three jurors after learning that one was exposed to news coverage of the case and discussed it with the others.

The issue stalled Tuesday’s testimony, but the judge has refused to let it derail the trial, which is in its seventh week.

James Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to killing 12 people, including Springfield native McQuinn, and wounding 70 others in a crowded movie theater in July 2012.

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