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John Mark Karr
Originally posted 10/05/2006 06:40PM
John Mark Karr was officially released from the Sonoma County jail and the child pornography case against the onetime suspect in the murder of JonBenét Ramsey was dismissed on Thursday after prosecutors said they didn't have enough evidence to bring the case to trial.
Originally posted 09/13/2006 08:30AM
John Mark Karr, who confessed to the 1996 JonBenet Ramsey murder but was cleared by DNA evidence, is expected to be arraigned on child pornography charges on Wednesday in a Sonoma County courtroom.
Originally posted 08/29/2006 10:45AM
Excerpts from John Mark Karr's e-mails and phone calls to University of Colorado, Boulder journalism professor Michael Tracey were posted Monday on the Boulder County District Attorney's Web site after the case against Karr in the 1996 slaying of JonBenet Ramsey was dropped.
Originally posted 08/28/2006 05:00PM
With DNA test results shattering the case against John Mark Karr in the 1996 killing of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey, a public outcry has arisen regarding the handling of the case by Boulder, Colo., officials.
Originally posted 08/25/2006 09:20AM
John Mark Karr is behind bars in Boulder, Colo., where he'll face charges that he killed 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey in 1996.
Originally posted 08/24/2006 02:00PM
While in custody in Bangkok last week, John Mark Karr, the suspect in the 1996 killing of JonBenet Ramsey, spoke with Thai officials. In its new issue, PEOPLE has exclusive excerpts of the interviews.
Originally posted 08/24/2006 12:00PM
More on this story John Mark Karr: His Dark PastJonBenet Suspect Claims Her Death Was 'an Accident' It started with a stunning phone call: There was a new suspect in the case. Patsy Ramsey – her cancer spreading, her strength sapped – boarded a plane to Colorado last February and, with her husband, John, went to see Boulder County District Attorney Mary Lacy. There had been other suspects, and even a number of false confessions, but this time was different: This suspect seemed to know undisclosed details of the crime scene. The Ramseys – who for many years had lived with widespread public perception that they might have been involved in or knew more than they were saying about the crime – left the meeting with Lacy feeling hopeful.
Originally posted 08/24/2006 09:05AM
Relatives of accused JonBenet Ramsey killer John Mark Karr secured movie and book rights to the family's story on Wednesday, and hope to use any money raised to hire a defense attorney for Karr and pay for college for his three teenage sons.
Originally posted 08/22/2006 01:25PM
The case of "The People v. John Karr" got underway Tuesday in the Los Angeles County Courthouse, where the man who claims he was with JonBenet Ramsey at the time of her 1996 murder in the basement of her parents' Boulder, Colo., home waived his right to contest extradition to Colorado – and will soon be on his way there to face charges against him.
Originally posted 08/21/2006 07:55AM
John Mark Karr is scheduled to be in a Los Angeles courtroom Tuesday morning for an extradition hearing, as the legal gears begin to turn for the suspect in the 1996 killing of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey.
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