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7 Halloween costumes unnervingly inspired by alleged criminals
Yes, it's definitely too soon to dress up like the suspected Aurora, Colo., theater shooter for Halloween
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hen someone bases a costume on a man accused of killing 12 people in a movie theater, Halloween becomes much less sweet. Recently, an eBay seller tried to auction this mask resembling suspected Colorado gunman James Holmes, before eBay pulled it from the site. Sadly, this isn't the first time someone ripped an idea for a criminal costume from the headlines. A look back at some of the most distasteful offerings:

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