7. A six-year-old girl who was murdered in her home in Boulder, Colorado in 1996. Her body was found about eight hours after she was reported missing, in the basement of the family home, during a police search of the home. She had been struck on the head and strangled. Her parents were the main suspects. The case remains unsolved.
JonBenet Ramsey Murder: Private Investigator Calls for Second Look at Case
JonBenét Ramsey // Child pageant participant found murdered in her Boulder, CO home in 1996. Grand jury proceedings in 1999 indicted her parents of child abuse leading to her death, but the district attorney at the time did not press charges because he felt there wasn't enough evidence. To this day her murder remains a cold case.
Unsolved...Tiny 5-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey’s life was a golden one. She was the beloved child of John, a successful businessman, and Patsy, a former beauty queen who doted on her towheaded daughter. All that was to come to an end, though, in the wee hours of Christmas morning, 1996, when JonBenet’s body was found in the basement of her family’s large suburban Boulder, Colorado home. The story goes that Patsy Ramsey found a ransom note demanding $118,000 in exchange for the child…
JonBenet Ramsey on 12/26/1996 was found dead in the basement of her home in Co. The police & media believed her parents, John & Patsy were responsible. Patsy woke at 5a.m. & found a 2 1/2 page note, it said JonBenet was kidnapped. the police made critical mistakes. They didn't conduct a proper search of the home, they asked a friend of the Ramseys, to take John & search the house for "anything unusual." They started in the basement, found her body and carried her upstairs.