Jonbenet Ramsey Murder Case Essay

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On December 26, 1996, 6 year old JonBenet Ramsey, a famous participant on the child-beauty contest, was found murdered in the basement of her home in Boulder, Colorado. She had been molested and suffered a skull fracture prior to her death by strangulation.
The crime became an instant media sensation and many believed that her parents that is John and Patsy were responsible for her death. A widespread theory was that the girl's staged the crime scene to appear as if an intruder killed her.
But after a decade later, Family of Ramsey's were cleared of any involvement in the murder. Till this date, the killer has never been found. The key to solving this case is to find the author of the unusual ransom note left at the scene. According to other sources , mother of jonbenet found the note on the stairway, which led her to the discovery that JonBenet was missing from her bed. According to the note, they demanded money in exchange for the safe return of their daughter. As the morning passed, the expected phone call from the kidnappers never arrived, and a few hours later, the jonbenet body was located on the fl00r of the wine cellar.
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John Ramsey and two of his friends started their search in the basement. After first searching the bathroom and "train room", the three of them went to a "wine cellar" room where john found jonbenet's body covered in her white blanket. She was also found with a nylon cord around her neck, her wrists tied above her head, and duct tape covering her mouth.[15]
The police were later claimed by observers to have made several critical mistakes in the investigation, such as not sealing off the crime scene and allowing friends and family in and out of the house once a kidnapping was

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