Jonbenet Ramsey

Submitted by on Oct 23, 2015

JonBenet Ramsey.

JonBenet Patricia Ramsey (Eng. JonBenét Patricia Ramsey ; b. August 6, 1990, Atlanta, GA – December 25, 1996, Boulder) – winner of the children’s beauty contests in the US , killed in 1996 at the age of six years. Despite numerous versions and speculation, Ramsey killer or killers have not been found.


She was born August 6, 1990 in Atlanta, Georgia. JonBenet participated in numerous children’s beauty contests, has received the following titles: Colorado State All-Star Kids Cover Girl, America’s Royal Miss, Little Miss Charlevoix, National Tiny Miss Beauty, Little Miss Colorado, Little Miss Christmas.

In 1996, the Ramsey family lived in the town of Boulder (Colorado). The girl’s father, John Ramsey, distributes software, and his mother Patricia, a former winner of the title “Miss Virginia”and participant of the contest”Miss America” ​​looked after children – JonBenet and her older brother Burke (Burke).

December 26 1996 Patricia Ramsey said the police found in the house of the ransom note in the amount of 118 thousand dollars for allegedly kidnapped daughter. Soon Ramsey and his friends, to see the house, found the corpse in the basement of JonBenet. According to the forensic examination, the girl had sustained injuries of the skull, it was strangled by a garrote and possibly subjected to sexual violence. Underwear JonBenet had traces of blood belonging to an unknown person, as it turned out later, man.

The murder of JonBenet was one of the most notorious crimes in the United States in the 1990s. The investigation for a long time did not lead to any concrete results. The main suspects were considered the girl’s parents. Murder has acquired numerous rumors and suspicions. In 2005, the genetic examination has established that the blood on the victim’s underwear did not belong to her parents. Also no match was found with the DNA samples in the database FBI.

After the death of JonBenet Ramsey’s wife and son moved to the small town of Charlevoix in northern Michigan. June 24, 2006 Patricia Ramsey died of ovarian cancer, which was diagnosed in her more in 1993. In August of the same year he was found the suspect in the murder of JonBenet – John Mark Karr, who was later acquitted.

In October 2010, the case was reopened, conducted new interviews and examination of DNA using the latest techniques.

October 25, 2013 were released documents showing that in 1999, a grand jury has found evidence in the case sufficient to charge parents mutilation daughter, leading to the death, but then-District Attorney Alex Hunter refused to sign the indictment, finding the evidence insufficient .

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