The Murder of JonBenet Ramsey

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Unformatted text preview: if comparison sample was available Evidence Evidence • Open basement window – Point of entry for intruder? • Unidentified palm print found outside basement window – Did not match any family members • Stun gun marks? • Foot print made by Hi­tec stamped hiking boot found in dust in cellar – Did not belong to anyone in family • Baseball bat found outside with fibers matching carpet from basement Basement window i.cdn.turner.com/.../PG-Basement- Boot www.tripleblaze.com/.../2008/10/hi-tec-boot.jpg window.jpg Murder weapon i.cdn.turner.com/.../Gallery/PG-Garrote.jpg Stun gun http://www.spycentre.com/images/Air_Taser_G un_Style.jpg Contamination of a Crime Scene Crime • Police arrive around 5:40 am – Do not search home or treat as active crime scene • Friends and family are allowed to enter the home for hours until they find JonBenet • John Ramsey finds daughter – Removed from basement – Removed tape – Locard’s principle • Lack of crime scene photos • Only murder in Boulder for over a year Ramseys : guilty until Proven Innocent? Proven • Media circus http://images.google.com/imgres? imgurl=http://msnbcmedia1.msn.com/j/msnbc/Components/Photos/060624/060624_patsy_ramsey_hmed_8a.hmedium.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.msn bc.msn.com/id/10892646/&usg=__6M1eIuRPqlKTzKLSmZb3CuznW7Q=&h=273&w=375&sz=15&hl=en&start=1&um=1&tbnid=ZjFusNnEkgBCRM:& tbnh=89&tbnw=122&prev=/images%3Fq%3Djohn%2Band%2Bpatsy%2Bramsey%26hl%3Den%26rlz%3D1T4ADBF_enUS315US315%26sa%3DN %26um%3D1 – Ridicule Ramseys for “exploiting” daughter in beauty pageants – Guilt indicated by “lawyering” up, not “cooperating” with police, and hiring a PR firm • All leaks to media – – – “staged” cri...
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