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JonBenét Ramsey

JonBenét RamseyAKA JonBenét Patricia Ramsey

Born: 6-Aug-1990
Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
Died: 26-Dec-1996
Location of death: Boulder, CO
Cause of death: Murder [1]
Remains: Buried, St. James Episcopal Cemetery, Marietta, GA

Gender: Female
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Victim

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: 6-year-old murdered pageant winner

Winner of "Colorado State All-Star Kids Cover Girl," "America's Royal Miss," "Little Miss Charlevoix," "National Tiny Miss Beauty," "Little Miss Colorado," and "Little Miss Christmas." Murdered in her home at the age of 6, becoming eternal tabloid fodder in death.

After nearly a decade of suspicion on Ramsey's parents, failed schoolteacher John Mark Karr was arrested for the murder in Thailand and held for extradition for the United States. Investigation later revealed that Karr could not possibly have been present in Boulder at the time of the murder. The investigation continues.

[1] The body of the 6-year-old beauty pageant winner was found in the wine cellar of her family's Boulder, Colorado mansion the day after Christmas, 1996. The girl had been strangled, head caved in, and she was sexually assaulted.

Father: John Ramsey (computer services executive)
Mother: Patsy Ramsey (housewife, former Miss West Virginia, d. 24-Jun-2006)
Brother: Burke Hamilton Ramsey (b. 27-Jan-1987)

    Beauty Contest (multiple)
    Raped 26-Dec-1996

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