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Watch live: Movie theater gunman's ex-girlfriend testifies about their relationship, emails, chats

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Posted at 9:52 AM, Jun 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-11 10:07:26-04

Gargi Datta, the movie theater gunman's ex-girlfriend, is returning to the stand Thursday morning to testify for the prosecution. 

Her testimony began Wednesday, where she explained that her first date with the gunman was during a horror film festival. It was a casual, yet physical relationship, she said.

However, she began to separate herself from him in early 2012 and they broke up in February of that year. His preparations for the July mass shooting that killed 12 people and injured 70 others began in May, according to evidence admitted during the trial.

James Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to that shooting. Two state-appointed psychiatrists, however, have testified he was legally sane and the prosecution is seeking the death penalty.