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The Latest: Somber final sentencing for Colorado theater shooter James Holmes

  • District Attorney George Brauchler, left, and defense attorney Daniel King, listen to victim statements being read in court during the sentencing phase in James Holmes' trial, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial, Colo. Victims and their families were given the opportunity to speak about the shooting and its effects on their lives. Holmes was convicted Aug. 7 of murdering 12 people when he opened fire on a crowded movie theater in 2012. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool)

    District Attorney George Brauchler, left, and defense attorney Daniel King, listen to victim statements being read in court during the sentencing phase in James Holmes' trial, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial, Colo. Victims and their families were given the opportunity to speak about the shooting and its effects on their lives. Holmes was convicted Aug. 7 of murdering 12 people when he opened fire on a crowded movie theater in 2012. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool)  (The Associated Press)

  • Colorado theater shooter James Holmes is led out of the courtroom after being formally sentenced on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 in Centennial, Colo.  Holmes was sentenced to life in prison without parole by Judge Carlos Samour Jr.  Holmes killed 12 people and injured 70 others in the July 20, 2012 ambush.  (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool)

    Colorado theater shooter James Holmes is led out of the courtroom after being formally sentenced on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 in Centennial, Colo. Holmes was sentenced to life in prison without parole by Judge Carlos Samour Jr. Holmes killed 12 people and injured 70 others in the July 20, 2012 ambush. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool)  (The Associated Press)

  • Colorado theater shooter James Holmes appears in court, with his attorney Daniel King, to be formally sentenced as the prosecution team looks on, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 in Centennial, Colo.  Holmes was sentenced to life in prison without parole by Judge Carlos Samour Jr.  Holmes killed 12 people and injured 70 others in the July 20, 2012 ambush.  (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool)

    Colorado theater shooter James Holmes appears in court, with his attorney Daniel King, to be formally sentenced as the prosecution team looks on, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 in Centennial, Colo. Holmes was sentenced to life in prison without parole by Judge Carlos Samour Jr. Holmes killed 12 people and injured 70 others in the July 20, 2012 ambush. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool)  (The Associated Press)

The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):

9 a.m.

Victims and survivors of the Colorado movie theater attack are filing in somberly for the final day in court for shooter James Holmes.

Holmes has already been sentenced to life in prison without parole for murdering 12 people when he opened fire on a suburban Denver movie theater in 2012.

But the final sentencing comes Wednesday morning, when Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. sentences him on more than 100 other criminal convictions, from attempted murder to weapons charges.

The conclusion of the three-day final sentencing hearing is a formality. But it gave scores of victims an unprecedented chance to tell the judge how the bloodbath has affected them over the last three years.