Essay On The Murder Case Of Jonbenet Ramsey

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Evidence is vital for any crime scene. No matter the case, police need to be carefully precise, speedy, and methodical to be able to collect this crucial evidence. With the very well handled cases out there, some slip through the cracks. Evidence that is linked to a crime can be contaminated, destroyed, or forgotten about which leads to finding a suspect to be hard. One example of this happening is the infamous murder case of JonBenet Ramsey.
First of all, before explaining this crazy story, just know that this case is unsolved and will probably stay unsolved. So, on December 26th, 1996, Patsy Ramsey awoke to find her six year old daughter missing and a ransom note demanding $118,000 to get her back. In complete frantic, Patsy called 911. Later on in the day, the body was found behind a locked door in the basement. …show more content…

This means JonBenet was killed by being strangled with having a blow to the head. There was evidence of vaginal trauma as well. The police found a large black flashlight and a garrote in the house which many people believe are the murder weapons.
Now knowing the nature of this crime, here is when mistakes happens. Once Pasty called about her missing daughter, police officer Rick French was the first to respond. He looked over the ransom note and surveyed the mansion very roughly. He was in the basement and saw a door with a lock on it but decided to not go in. Little did he know that he completely missed the opportunity to find JonBenet. Behind that door was the little lifeless body of JonBenet that had been brutally mudered. As French finished his “search” of the home, more police arrived. They did a horrible job of securing the crime scene. The only security that was present at the scene was that they put tape up around JonBenet’s room “in

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