September 13, 2000 |
At prosecutors' urging, an attorney for the parents of JonBenet Ramsey will keep videotapes of last month's police interviews with them private to help in the investigation of the case. "John and Patsy Ramsey are willing to cooperate at this time," attorney L. Lin Wood said. No one has been charged in the slaying of the 6-year-old beauty queen in the family's home in Boulder, Colo., in 1996, although police have said the parents are under an "umbrella of suspicion."
August 30, 2000 |
Expressing confidence that they had aided the investigation of their daughter's murder, John and Patsy Ramsey said they nonetheless doubted that two days of questioning had lifted the "umbrella of suspicion" over the couple since JonBenet was found dead nearly four years ago. "I think they still have doubt," Patsy Ramsey said Tuesday of police investigators from the couple's former hometown of Boulder, Colo. "They've been down this road so long.
August 29, 2000 |
John and Patsy Ramsey's attorney accused a prosecutor Monday of turning the Ramseys' first interview with police in two years into a "fishing expedition" to prove the couple killed their daughter, JonBenet. Attorney L. Lin Wood said prosecutor Michael Kane would not consider any suspects other than the Ramseys. "I'm not real hopeful" about further progress in the investigation, he said. There was no immediate comment from Kane or the seven-member investigative team led by Boulder, Colo.
August 28, 2000 |
For the first time in more than two years, John and Patsy Ramsey are scheduled to meet today with a team of police investigators to discuss the unsolved slaying of their daughter, JonBenet. The couple, who authorities say are still under suspicion in the 6-year-old's 1996 slaying in Boulder, Colo., last met with police in June 1998.
July 24, 2000 |
John and Patsy Ramsey have agreed to meet next month with Boulder police about the 1996 slaying of their daughter, JonBenet. Neither side would reveal the date. Boulder Police Chief Mark Beckner would say only that the meeting will be after Aug. 18 because of scheduling conflicts with his officers. The meeting would be the first between the Ramseys and police since June 1998. Six-year-old JonBenet was found dead in the family's Boulder home Dec. 26, 1996.
June 4, 2000 |
John and Patsy Ramsey have posted a psychic's composite sketch of a suspect in their daughter's murder on their Internet site. The sketch is based on the work of the late psychic Dorothy Allison, who claimed to have assisted police investigations. Allison, who died last year, came up with her vision of the suspect during a 1998 appearance on a network television show. Boulder Police Chief Mark Beckner declined to comment on the psychic's work.
April 12, 2000 |
The Boulder Police Department and the district attorney said Tuesday that they will take John and Patsy Ramsey up on their offer to undergo a polygraph test in the death of their daughter, JonBenet. Authorities said in a statement they agree to the Ramseys' publicly announced conditions, including having an examiner independent of the Boulder police, and have notified the Ramseys' lawyers. The Ramseys raised the issue of a polygraph during media interviews about their new book on the case.
April 9, 2000 |
A former lead detective in the JonBenet Ramsey murder case says he believes the murdered girl's mother wrote the ransom note that was in the family home the day her body was found. In an interview airing Monday on ABC-TV's "Good Morning America," Steve Thomas, who resigned in protest of what he called the lack of aggressive prosecution of the case, said Patsy Ramsey wrote the note.
March 21, 2000 |
The parents of slain child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey said in a book published this week that their daughter's killer is probably a young man who had crept into the family home while everyone was away at a Christmas party. In the book, John and Patsy Ramsey speculate that the man entered the house planning to kidnap 6-year-old JonBenet but that the plan went awry and he ended up killing her.