It all started with a ransom note that was found by the mother, Patricia (Patsy) Ramsey, early that morning. The ransom note was not any typical short note left by a murderer, it was a two and a half page note. On the note, the killer demanded $118,000, one hundred thousand of it being in one hundred dollar bills and the rest in twenty dollar bills. The killer stated , "She is safe and unharmed and if you want her to see 1997, you must follow our instructions to the letter." The note also stated that John Ramsey should not notify the police because of he were to do so, the killer would have
December 26th, 1996 in Boulder Colorado six years old beauty queen, JonBenet was murdered in her own home. The Ramsey family had went out for dinner at a friends house the night of Christmas. Once they arrived home, JonBenet was sent straight to bed. That was the last time Patsy and Jhon saw her alive. The next morning Patsy found a ransom note. She dialed 911 immediately. When police arrived, they found no evidence of forced entry and no JonBenet. Hours later police asked Mr.Ramsey to search the house. That is when Jhon Ramsey found his daughter dead in a room in the basement.
The murder of JonBenet Ramsey is a crime that received national attention and was seen on nightly news stations and talk shows across the country. All of this attention made the case extremely controversial (Saferstein, 2015). It is now over twenty years since the murder occurred and the case still remains unsolved. The development of DNA evidence has played a critical role in the course of this arduous investigation (Saferstein, 2015). Crucial mistakes were made from the very start of the investigation by police and then by the district attorney, Mary Lacy (Saferstein, 2015).
The unsolved murder of the six year old beauty queen, JonBenet Ramsey has left the nation shocked and heartbroken even 20 years later. With the lack of verification from police, citizens from all around the world have resulted in making eyebrow raising speculations all on their own.
Upon completion of the report, it is clear that an examination of the unsolved murder is necessary. No stone will be left unturned; no avenues left unexplored. To seek justice for JonBenet Ramsey, an in-depth analysis must be conducted in order to break down the data and identify a possible
JonBenet Ramsey was murdered in her home December 24, 1996. Although police found a ransom note demanding $118,000, the money would never be necessary, because JonBenet’s body was found under a blanket in the basement that afternoon. Evidence was not preserved correctly with moving her body. There were no signs of forced entree and the ransom note left was suspicious matching the family's bonus. The investigation into JonBenet’s murder continued for more
The murder mystery of JonBenet Ramsey remains unsolved to this day. As a 6 year old beauty queen, JonBenet Ramsey had touched the hearts of millions of people. She was born to wealthy parents and was found dead in their in Boulder Colorado home on December 26, 1996. The death of Jonbenet became national news worldwide and so did the investigation. Lots of questions and assumptions were investigated but her killer was never found.
This was a very brutal murder, it was a murder of a six year-old. It was a female named Jon Benet Ramsey. She was murdered on December 25, 1996. Authorities say that she was stabbed by a train track piece, and she was struck in the head by a flashlight. She died by the flashlight to the head but somebody tied her up to make it look like she was choked to death. Detectives found DNA in her underwear that she was wearing that night. She had a cracked skull when she was found dead. The weapon that was used to kill Jon Benet was a flashlight because it matches perfect to her wonf on her skull.
There are more than 211,000 murder cases that have remained unsolved since 1980, but there is a certain one that still haunts America today. This story made it around the whole country and is known to be one of the top ten unsolved crimes in the United States. It has been almost 22 years since the tragedy of JonBenét Ramsey, a sweet little pageant girl who was found murdered in her own home. Still to this day, the question remains: who was the killer? Many believe it is JonBenét’s own mother, Patsy Ramsey. There is numerous evidence that point to Patsy being the killer. There is a theory that JonBenét’s mother strangled her daughter after accidentally causing a serious wound to her head. Did Patsy Ramsey murder her own daughter on Christmas
On December 26, 1996, Patsy Ramsey made a hysterical police call reporting her daughter, JonBenet being kidnapped. The search for JonBenet began when her mother Patsy woke up to a three page ransom note on the steps. In her frantic state, she rushed to her daughter’s room, where she was missing. After waking up her husband John, they called the police. Close friends and detectives rushed to aide the family. Within a few hours, her body was found in the basement by John Ramsey and Fleet White. During an autopsy, examiners identified the cause of death from a cranial fracture and possibly strangulation. The death of JonBenet grew great curiosity to the public but the Ramsey family maintained a want in privacy, avoiding most interviews.
JonBenét Ramsey’s death has been a mystery that’s been widely talked about, but her murder still remains a mystery. Early morning on December 26, Patsy Ramsey, JonBenét’s mother, found a ransom note demanding 118000$ for JonBenét who had been ‘kidnapped’ that morning (Newton 97). Later that day, JonBenét’s body was discovered in the basement, her body
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, except for the Ramsey family. On December 26th, 1996, JonBenet Ramsey was reported missing. Hours later, her body was found in the basement. Extensive investigation followed, but many errors were made and the crime scene was polluted by friends and family. JonBenet Ramsey’s death has erroneously gone 20 years without being solved and no indictments have been issued; because of the strange ransom note, the state of her body, and the unsubstantiated counterclaims, the Ramsey family should have been charged.
Pasty and John Ramsey had the perfect all-American family, until they were involved with the murder of their own daughter. JonBenet was a 6-year-old beauty queen whose body was found in the basement of her Boulder, Colorado home; while the murder still remains unsolved, it is obvious who killed her. This murder investigation still captivates the nation to this day.
Today I read “20 years later, JonBenet Ramsey murder remains unsolved. Why?” which was about the evidence that has been found in the past 20 years about the murder of 6- year old JonBenet, and why the case is still unsolved. Authorities today have acknowledged early mistakes made in the investigation by the Boulder County police on the day of the murder. For example, Boulder police Detective Linda Arndt (the first investigator to arrive at the Ramseys’ home) initially failed to treat it as a crime scene. For hours that morning, numerous neighbors and friends walked freely through the house, before the house had even been searched by police. The body of JonBenet was found well after the police arrived, by her father John. JonBenet
JonBenet Ramsey was born August 6, 1990 in Atlanta, Georgia to John Bennett and Patsy Paugh Ramsey (Biography, 2017). She was murdered on December 25, 1996 when she was only 6 years old and was found in her Boulder, Colorado home. Her mother reported her missing on the morning of August 6th, and stated that there was a nearly 3 page ransom note requesting $118,000 for her safe return (Freeman, 2016). Her body was found in the basement of the family home later that day by her father and family friend Fleet White. This was one of many flaws by the police in this case because they allowed friends and the family pastor to come into the house as well as allow John Ramsey to leave the house for an extended period of time (Saferstein, 2014). Forensic