But the lack of a Facebook account doesn't necessarily mean the suspect was depressed.If he was pursuing a graduate degree in neuroscience, he may have limited his presence on social networks for professional reasons.Still, jurors were able to review over 22 hours of videotaped interviews between Holmes and a court-appointed psychiatrist, which took place in 2014. candidate in neuroscience at the University of Colorado.He is a self-described “quiet and easygoing person” That’s how he described himself on an apartment rental form one year before the shooting. He had no criminal record and was not on any watch list.
The fact that Holmes is not online perplexed denizens of the Internet throughout the day, invoking some to message people with similar names, create fake Facebook profiles, and even write articles pondering why Holmes presented no presence online.Tom Sullivan, center, embraces family members outside Gateway High School where he had been searching frantically for his son, Alex Sullivan, who celebrated his 27th birthday by going to see "The Dark Knight Rises," in Aurora, Colo. Shamecca Davis hugs her son Isaiah Bow, who was an eyewitness to the shooting, outside Gateway High School where witness were brought for questioning on July 20, 2012 in Denver. Paramedics work at the scene of the shooting at the Century 16 movie theater, where a gunman wearing a gas mask opened fire during a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises," in Aurora, Colo., on July 20, 2012.After escaping the theater Bow went back in to find his girlfriend. Near the end of his trial, Holmes said he had chosen not to testify, which would have allowed him to respond to questions from jurors.After all, even with privacy settings in place, your information is still online.There is the possibility that Holmes either used a pseudonym for his online accounts or his accounts were put on hold, making them unavailable during an online search.