One woman had a close call after Match.com suggested she meet up with James Holmes, the man responsible for the massacre in Aurora, Colorado. According to TMZ, a young woman known as “Diana,” says she was matched with Holmes less than a day after the shooting, telling the site it was “pretty scary getting matched to a mass murderer.”
According to Diana, the site said Holmes hadn’t visited in more than 24 hours, suggesting the profile was not a parody and had been up prior to the shootings. She eventually reported the profile to Match and they took the page down, but not before Diana took a few screen shots. Holmes’ page seemed to be pretty normal, with him listing details like being agnostic and listing Star Wars as one of his favorite movies. However, this profile’s tagline, “Will you visit me in prison?” shows perhaps some indication of possible dysfunction. Match has not commented on the matter.
Holmes has been arrested and will make his first court appearance soon after opening fire in a theater during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises last week. The attack left 12 people dead and 58 people wounded. Officials say Holmes refuses to cooperate and has not given any indication on what could have led to the massacre. A search of Holmes’ apartment resulted in police having to clear a series of dangerous homemade booby traps and the recovery of a Batman mask and poster and desktop computer. “This apartment was designed to kill whoever entered it,” said Aurora Police Chief Daniel Oates. “Make no mistake about it.”
He has been held in solitary confinement at a detention center since he was detained and will be moved to a courtroom adjacent to the center for a hearing, where Holmes will have his crimes read to him by a judge.