Cops Claim Possible Break In JonBenet Ramsey Cold Case

September 29, 2010

Colorado (ChattahBox Crime News) – Boulder police have claimed that they may have a break in the JonBenet Ramsey murder, and are planning to once again question her older brother.

The Ramsey case is one of the most notorious unsolved crimes in recent years. The little beauty pageant winner was found in her parent’s basement, covered in a blanket, after an alleged kidnapping.

Several suspects have been named and exonerated, including the family. Many questions have been left unanswered, and there is some question as to whether or not the local police may have bungled a case much bigger than they were prepared for.

Lawrence Schiller, an expert on the case, was on the Early Show this week discussing the move by the Boulder PD, which he says he was able to confirm. They are planning on once again speaking to Burke Ramsey, who was 9-years-old at the time of the murder. They have made it clear that the now 23-year-old is not a suspect.

“You have to remember,” CBS quoted Schiller, “number one, he was 9 years old, a frail kid. Not very large in size. His sister was younger. There’s a lot of evidence that has still been unexplained over the years. Footprints have been identified, but some have not. Handprints and palm prints have been identified in the room where her body was found. Some still not. In essence, the body was placed there. It wasn’t dragged in. And then it was wrapped in a blanket.

“Now, if he was a witness to some event that night, something that may, in essence, now connect with something else, you have to remember, this murder took place in a community that was embarrassed by it. Wasn’t prepared for it. Did not have a history of violence. The police are never going to give up on this case. There’s no statute of limitation on murder.”

As for what the break may have been, the Boulder PD is keeping tight lipped on the subject. We will have to wait and see if anything comes of this.


32 Responses to “Cops Claim Possible Break In JonBenet Ramsey Cold Case”

  1. nicho el millonario on September 29th, 2010 11:15 pm

    espero reabran el caso de jonbenet malditos pedofilos los odio les va a caer el poder de la 187 la hermandad extrema en especial a john mark karr q me amenaso de muerte 187 187 187

  2. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 10:14 am

    Schiller’s book is misleading when it concludes that Burke Ramsey was this frail kid not very large in size. Actually, Burke was nearly ten years old at the time of the murder, and the pictures used by the family were intentionally misleading.

    Later pictures revealed that Burke, in truth, had hit a major growing spurt and was much taller and stronger than Jon Benet at the time of the murder.

    In the Ramsey book, the parents intentionally used earlier pictures of the children, before the growth spurt, to misdirect the public and the police.

  3. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 10:19 am

    Prior to her murder, Jon Benet Ramsey, suffered numerous physical injuries, inclding broken finger, golf club mishap, falling down the stairs and allergy related bronchitis from spending so much time in the basement w/her brother, Burke.

    Also note, that as a result of the “golf club” incident, Burke accidentally hit his sister in the fact while swinging a gold club, Mrs. Ramsey immediately took JonBent to a plastic surgeon, to have the minute scar removed from her child’s perfect face. This women did not cause harm to her future “Miss America’s” face or perfect body.

  4. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 10:22 am

    Regarding the DNA: Please remember two things about the DNA.

    The fact that absolute no DNA was ever found on the victim’s body or clothes should send up Red Flags. How could the child who spent the entire day with her family, was carried up stairs to bed after her return hom from visiting friends on Christmas NOT HAVE ANY DNA FROM FAMILY MEMBERS ON HER WHOLE BODY?????

    In addition, Jon Benet’s little bladder required her to use each and every bathroom in every home they visited. DNA from any of those comode seats would have transferred onto the child’s buttocks each and every time she scooted herself onto the toilet.

    Therefore, the DNA could have come from any male who used that same toilet during the Christmas parties that night or days previously.

  5. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 10:31 am

    The real story here shoud be the way the Ramseys were able to use their power, money and prestige to thwart the judicial system.

    1. Their attorney Linn took the entire criminal case to a Circuit Court civil court, and had judge Judith Carnes rule on criminal evident in the case. This is unprecedented.

    HOW AND WHEN CAN A CIVIL JUDGE RULE ON THE VALIDITY OF CRIMINAL EVIDENCE that has never been submitted in a criminal trail and rule that the evidence is not valid, after hearing only the defense attorney’s side of the case.

    Judge Carnes ruled that from her inspection of the case and the evidence that there was probable cause to believe that the murder was committed by an “intruder”.

    This is insane, because the criminal investigators were not even in the proceeding and their evidence was never presented to the Civil court.

    Judge Carnes erred because the rope found under an upstairs bedroom was never used in the crime. It was inside a brown paper bag and it was dusty and had not been used in months or years. If used to gain entry into the house, it would have been wet from the snow and ice outside the home.

    In addition, by the time the police realized that there was no kidnapping, and the father located the body in the home, the sun had melted any and all proof that the home had not been enterd from the outside.

    The one lone police officer who checked the house, when the call first came in nearly 5:00 a.m., was sent away with all other officers, when it seemed the crime scene was a potential “kidnapping” and every police car was sent away.

  6. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 10:32 am

    The officer who check the outside of the house that morning, swore adamently that there were no footprints leading to or from the house that day prior to the snow and ice melting on the walkways.

  7. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 10:34 am

    Please note, police interviews with Burke Ramsey, nearly a year after the murder, show that Burke Ramsey told police that he heard police in the house but remained in bed. Why would a truly rambunctious kid, hyperactive boy, lay in his bed and say nothing even when a uniformed police officer opened his bedroom door.

    The Ramsey stated adamently that Burke had slept through the entire incident, even though Burke’s voice was clearly heard on the 911 tape.

  8. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 10:54 am

    Pictures of the children: In the Ramsey Book, The Death of Innocence the Ramsey speak little of their son, Burke. The pictures they include of him are few and much earlier pictures of the children when Burke was younger and smaller.

    However, there are pictures of Burke, one pictures of him attempting to climb a tree for the Ramsey attorneys, which shows clearly that Burke was much bigger than his sister.

  9. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 10:59 am

    The garrote used to choke JonBenet was obviously made by a skilled perpetrator according to investigators. NOT

    Burke Ramsey was a skilled Boy Scout, as his older Eagle Scout brother was.

    And the family sailed their boat, “The Miss America” regularly as a family.

    Burke Ramsey knew well how to tie intricate knots and create intricate knots to impress others.

    Why would Burke need a garrotte: Easy the burn marks on the victim’s body, proved not to be from a stun gun. Were electrical burns created by hooking Burke’s electric train track to an electrical power source and the garotte permitted him to control his sister from behind and prevented Burke from also getting shocked.

    Proven: Same gauge train track matches the electrical burns precisely. Get info from any hobby shop.

  10. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:03 am

    During police interviews, Patsy Ramsey got up in Det. Thomas’ face totally and completely without fear and viciously challenged him to make a case against her family. This occurred each and everytime the interview turned attention to Burke.

    Her actions served to deflect attention away from the boy and redirect attention onto herself.

    Little did the Ramseys know, at the time of the murder, that Colorado will not prosecute anyone under the age of ten for murder.

  11. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:07 am

    The Ramseys systematically closed down the investigation entirely by silencing the lead detectives, especially Det. Steve Thomas, who sign an affidavit never to speak of the case again, when he and his publisher were sued for millions of dollars in civil court.

  12. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:10 am

    During police interviews in Atlanta, months after the murder, Burke stated his only concern was not being able to leave on their planned trip that day and displayed no care or concern about his sister.

    In addition, his only other concern that day was his curiosity if the value of the detective’s watch.

  13. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:16 am

    Contrary to detective claims, that the victim was garotted and lain on the floor to explain the absence of striation marks on the back of the victim’s neck, the lack of upward striation proves that the killer, was much shorter than a grown adult and that person did not need to constantly pull up on the garotted stick to contro the victim.

    Why garotte the victim then lay her on the ground. (not logical)

  14. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:18 am

    Burke’s train set. 1 and 1/4 inch train track, set up in the basement on a table, matches the burn marks found the victim’s body.

    Burn marks never matched to a taser by police investigators.

    Coincidence: Burke Ramsey is now an electrical engineer as his own father was at the time of the murder.

  15. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:20 am

    The hypothesis that Burke accidentally killed his own sister, explains the need for the ramsom note created by the Ramsey to deflect suspicion away from the family. They did everything imaginable to keep the family and the only remaining child safe and intact.

  16. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:24 am

    The DNA: Please explain how absolutely no DNA belonging to any famly member was ever found on the victim’s body or her clothing.

    because the child had been bathed and her clothes were changed prior to police arriving at the scene that day to removed any trace of her killer.

    Detectives found a nightgown near the body in the basement. Any mother knows that when you wash a favorite blanket, the nylon nightgowns always stick to the blankets. When the blanket was washed and carried downstairs to the victim’s body, the nightgown had stuck to the fabric of the blanket where it was removed and tossed aside.

  17. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:25 am

    Why is no one asking why there was no DNA from the family found on the victim’s body? HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE?

  18. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:30 am

    Animal hairs found in the palms of the victim’s hands, without explanation.

    Think maybe the killer used a pair of his mother’s fur lined gloves to electrically shock and punish his little sister for getting all the attention, time, energy, money and adoration from his parents and everyone else around them.

  19. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:34 am

    Triange shaped bruise on the victim’s neck. Autopsy report “This roughly triangular shaped abrasion is obliquely oriented with the apex superior and lateral.”, “measures 1.5 inches in length , with a maximum width of 0.75 inches.” and “with the apex superior and lateral.”

    The triangle shaped bruise on the victim’s neck was caused when the victim, fighting for her life, was able to swing the suspect forward, causing the stick tied to the back of her neck to fall forward and leave the bruise on her neck.

    The victim could not have thrown an adult over her shoulder, but in a fight for her life, she could have managed to throw her older brother over her left shoulder.

  20. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:36 am

    Fingerprints on the pineapple bowl in the refrigerator.

    Contents of victim’s stomach indicate the victim consumed pineapple prior to her death. Only fingerprints on the pineapple bowl in the refrigerator were Patsy Ramsey’s and Burke Ramsey’s.

    Patsy cut the pineapple for JonBenet, why were Burke Ramsey’s fingerprints on the bowl when he hated pineapple?

  21. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:37 am

    Most murders occur in the killer’s safety zone.

    The basement of the Ramsey home was Burke’s own fantasy land.

  22. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:40 am

    Burke told Atlanta police that he had pretended to be asleep in his bed when the uniformed police officer entered his room to check on him. Burke told police of his mother’s panic and angst that moring before police arrived, yet he was unconcerned and went back to bed as direced by his parents. Burke states his only concern was that the family would not be flying to Michigan later that day.

    Burke’s bahavior and sentiment that moring is beyond suspect, it was cold, calculated, self-serving and certainly woth further investigation.

  23. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:45 am

    John and Patsy Ramsey were absolutely sure and certain about only one thing throught the entire police investigation.

    They were positive that Burke had remained asleep in his bed all night and they had not talked to him the morning.

    It is humanly impossible for any parent to be absolutely sure that their precocious, nearly ten year old son was in his bed all night long, unless the boy and the bed was chained to the wall and they had the only key.

  24. Eva Cagle on October 2nd, 2010 11:51 am

    The possibility that Burke accidentally murdered his sister, explains why the Ramseys were unable to take a polygraph exam. If they took the polygraph and were cleared as suspects, the questioning would have revealed that they were protecting their son.

    Question: Did you kill JB? Answer- No . . . truthful
    Do you know who did kill JB? Answer- No . . . deception

    They Ramseys could not take a polygraph without revealing who the killer was.

  25. original_batman on October 2nd, 2010 7:11 pm

    I always knew it was a 3 ring circus and all 3 knew what happened that day! I knew one day they would knock on her brother’s door and ask him to come out….I hope this day has come!!!!!!

  26. olivia on October 3rd, 2010 10:23 am

    Original Batman – They don’t think the brother did it. He was small and just a few years older, and she was strangled to death with a cord. It makes no sense for him to be the killer. I suppose his parents could have moved the body and written the “ransom” note and covered her with a blanket. But there is still the issue of the initial murder. They made it clear they found new facts and want corroborating evidence to support it. He was cleared as a suspect by DNA, fingerprints, motive and logic a long time ago.

  27. sissi on October 3rd, 2010 10:48 pm

    I can’t imagine that the photgraphs all over every tab were depicting Burke as frail if he wasn’t. I can’t imagine that he could carry, without dragging, a sibling. Dragging would have been the way any child would have done this. I can’t imagine that the dna found in her panties, on her long johns means nothing. DNA at this crime scene points to the perp. For the most part I can’t imagine anyone holding onto the belief that any Ramsey committed this murder. He clearly did not !

  28. Izzy on October 16th, 2010 10:30 pm

    I didn’t particularly follow this case back then but I’m wondering why, if there really were no footprints in the snow around the house when the police arrived, it took them so long to search the house. It must have been obvious that she was still in there.

  29. Cesar on January 5th, 2011 12:18 am

    The DNA did not come from JB using toilets. Unless that DNA crept down her legs and smunched over to the side of her legs. She did not wear those oversized panties to the Whites. The panty DNA sample is COMMINGLED with her blood and matches the touch DNA on the long johns! This would be a big issue if this ever went to court! The DNA subject would not be a side line by any means. The minutia of DNA evidence would be hashed over right and left and up and down. In a way that would go into much more depth than is discussed here!
    Explain the over sized panties and why Patsy was lying what size JB wore exactly.

    Burke did not do it.

    The head blow is very suggestive of a deliberate blow from an adult male with a blunt object. Check experts on this one. They confirmed my initial reaction to the autopsy photo of the skull. Wow! One shot, and one shot only to confuse the nature of the crime. Must be lethal enough in one….two shots risks the skin splitting on the fracture and causing dangerous ramifications for a coverup. Almost professional. The severity was intentional and not out of rage.

    When was the security system disengaged?

    Did the police organize a search or get word out after they found no body for hours? Whenever a child is missing here word gets out right away. Even if the parents are suspected it does not mean the body is necessarily in the house. That Caylee girl in Florida was found in a wooded area. JB may have been in a dire state in a ditch somewhere while the police twiddled their thumbs at the Ramsey home.

  30. Cesar on January 5th, 2011 12:21 am

    Izzy: Do not be mislead by the “no foot prints in the snow” statements. Officers found that they left no foot prints when they walked on the driveway or sidewalks.

    Hypothetically speaking: what kind of criminal mastermind would go crunching through the snow when it wasn’t even necessary to do so?

  31. Stewart on March 27th, 2011 1:56 pm

    The fact that the Ramsey’s lied over and over again about not talking to their son that morning speaks volumes. On the 911 tape he even asks his father “What did you find?” after he had been in the basement, and his father SCREAMS “WE’RE NOT TALKING TO YOU!” . Burke did it, his parents knew it, and then created the ludicrous ransom note. They also lied about their vacation plans. One more thing: Mr. Ramsey never seemed to be able to wipe the smile off of his face every time they were interviewed on TV and still smiles today in the most recent interview. Rather strange isn’t it?

  32. Jereme Caouette on April 5th, 2017 6:43 pm


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