Aurora mass shooting suspect James Holmes was seeing psychiatrist in the weeks before the attack

DETROIT, Mich. (WXYZ) - Court records show that the Aurora theater shooting suspect was seeing a psychiatrist in the weeks before the deadly attack.

A court filing from Holmes' attorney revealed that the suspect was under the care of Dr. Lynne Fenton in the weeks leading up to the attack.

Dr. Fenton is a psychiatrist at the University of Colorado's Anschutz campus where Holmes was a graduate student.

She specializes in schizophrenia and sees up to 20 graduate students per week for psychotherapy and to prescribe medication.

Holmes' defense team is upset that the media learned about a package sent by Holmes to Dr. Fenton. They claim that the notebook in the package and anything inside the notebook is protected by doctor-patient confidentiality.

Some reports have said that the notebook contained details about Holmes' plan for a mass shooting.

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