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By: Perla

Perla

Forensic Science

1st pd. 10-22-03

The Murder of JonBenet Ramsey

On December 25, 1996, JonBenet Ramsey was found dead in the basement of her home. JonBenet Ramsey, a toddler model, had become famous by the press due to her simple beauty. Jon Benet began receiving recognition nationwide and the terrifying news on Christmas shocked everyone. "Who could have committed such a crime?", is still a question that is asked today. Despite the numerous suspects that the Boulder police of Colorado mentioned, a great deal of evidence is directed to one person, Patsy Ramsey.

Patsy, a former beauty queen, was married to a successful businessman, John Ramsey. Patsy and John lived in suburb in Boulder Colorado and described their lives as "happy" before the incident. They dad just celebrated that Patsy was safe from ovarian cancer and the fact that John was voted "businessman of the year". It seemed like the perfect time for the murderer to make his move.

One believes that Patsy planned the death of JonBenet Ramsey. It was odd that Patsy mentioned that she found the two-and-a-half page note at the foot of the staircase when police had found it on the hardwood floor. On the morning after the incident, it was stated that Patsy Ramsey was peering at a policeman through spread out fingers while crying. Even though family members tell a different story, it is still unusual for Patsy to act in such a manner. Patsy Ramsey always cooperated with the police to give samples of blood, physical evidence, fingerprints, and handwriting samples to the police. It is obvious that she had to do this in order to give the impression that she was not responsible for the death of her daughter. One believes that Patsy was raged by the fact that JonBenet wet her bed and perhaps was a possible motive to her actions. Who knows if Patsy could not stand it anymore? But if this was the case, Patsy did not act upon it that night when JonBenet wet her bed, her murder...