The James Holmes Facebook 'Fan' Page Has Apparently Been Removed

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A disturbing Facebook fan page dedicated to accused Aurora, Colo. gunman James Holmes – which had roughly 800 “likes” – is apparently no longer on the site.The page went up the day of Holmes’ alleged massacre on July 20 but was no longer available on Monday afternoon, the Huffington Post reported that day.

The extremely disturbing page featured moviegoers hushing each other, with one saying, “If you don’t shut up, we’ll James Holmes your arse,” the Huffington Post reported.

It’s not entirely clear why the Facebook page featuring the phrase “the dark knight falls” in its URL was removed. Just Thursday CNN reported that the social networking giant called the site “incredibly distasteful” but said it didn’t violate the Facebook’s terms.

Facebook spokesman Fred Wolens told CNN the page would have to threaten real violence against specific people in order for the site to actually remove the page.

Citing privacy concerns, Wolens told Business Insider Tuesday he couldn’t comment on whether Facebook or a user had removed the profile.

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