A new Discovery+ documentary, “JonBenét Ramsey: What Really Happened?” features the audio diary of detective Lou Smit during his quest for justice.
Ariana Grande issued an apology after making an insensitive comment about the late JonBenét Ramsey. Still, people are calling her out for not knowing better.
Lifetime released a trailer for their new TV movie, Who Killed JonBenét? The telepic premieres November 5th on the cable network, and will dramatize the night that the six-year-old Colorado beauty queen, JonBenét Ramsey, was mysteriously murdered in her Boulder home and the ensuing investigation. Following the movie, Lifetime will air a two-hour true crime docuseries called JonBenét’s Mother: Victim or Killer?
While the investigation was led by retired FBI profiler Jim Clemente, it was the DA’s former chief investigator, James Kolar, who reveals the hypothesis.
Roughly two weeks after JonBenét’s murder, DNA tests showed that it was very unlikely that anyone in the Ramsey household committed the crime. Yet suspicion still hovers over JonBenét’s brother and parents.
Burke Ramsey on what he says to his late sister JonBenet: "Wish I was up there right now."
Jim Clemente and Laura Richards seem intent to prove the Ramseys have implicit knowledge about JonBenét’s murder that they have hidden from the police for two decades.
The weird pop-culture tailwind that has followed in the wake of FX’s hugely popular The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story has sent TV producers in search of other famous crimes to unearth, and the 1996 murder of six year-old JonBenet Ramsey has suddenly taken on renewed prominence. Although we’ll see just how high-profile when we get the ratings for The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey after it airs opposite the Emmy Awards.
Retired FBI agent James Fitzgerald says the team that investigated the cold case for the two-night limited series premiering Sept. 18 on CBS is confident in its opinion of who killed the six-year-old girl in 1996.
In part 2 of Dr. Phil’s exclusive interview with JonBenet Ramsey’s older brother, Burke, Dr. Phil showed for the first time ever video footage of Burke being interviewed by child psychiatrists after his sister’s murder.
JonBenet Ramsey’s older brother, Burke, sat down for an interview with Dr. Phil McGraw recently for what will air as a 3 part interview, the first of which aired Monday on Dr. Phil. This is Ramsey’s first interview since the nearly 20 year old murder. Though he was only 9 years old at the time, Ramsey, like his parents, has been under suspicion since that morning, partly due to his behavior when JonBenet was still missing.
The actual 20th anniversary of her death doesn’t happen until Dec. 25, but TV land has decided to get a jump on JonBenét Ramsey coverage. Networks from A&E to NBC have specials re-examining the infamous — and most shockingly, still unsolved — 1996 murder of the six-year-old Colorado beauty pageant queen in the works, with most of the coverage airing in September, with a Lifetime movie retelling of the tragic killing premiering in November. A&E was first up with this documentary, which premiered on the network on Sept. 5.
Nearly 20 years after JonBenet Ramsey was found murdered in the basement of her family’s home in Boulder, Co., older brother, Burke, is speaking publicly for the first time. In a preview clip of Monday’s Dr. Phil, Ramsey spoke about what life was like after his sister’s murder and why he decided to finally give an interview.
Let’s start with the background. JonBenét Ramsey was born August 6, 1990, in Atlanta, Georgia. The day after Christmas 1996, Ramsay’s body was found in her parents’ basement in Boulder, Colorado; she had been strangled to death. Her killer was never caught. That is, unless, she never really died at all, adopted a new identity, and became global superstar Katy Perry.