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March 21, 2013

'The Dark Knight' shooter converts to Islam?

Online users react to reports of James Holmes' religious conversion.

James Holmes sits with Arapahoe County Public Defender Tamara Brady during his plea hearing at the Arapahoe District Courthouse in Centennial, Colorado, USA. RJ SANGOSTI/POOL/EPA.

The alleged conversion to Islam by James Holmes, the 'Dark Knight' shooter, has netizens expressing scepticism. The UK's Daily Mail quotes a prison source of tabloid newspaper The National Enquirer who says Holmes believes last July's Colorado mass shooting was "his own personal jihad."

Daily Mail commenters weighed in:

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