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2006-08-29 19:48:44

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - Two weeks after the stunning arrest of John Mark Karr for the long-unsolved murder of 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey, Colorado prosecutors on Tuesday tried to explain how the case fell apart and were left wondering if they would ever find her killer. Boulder District Attorney Mary Lacy, who came under withering criticism after abruptly dropping Karr as a suspect on Monday, defended her handling of the arrest and said her office was...

2006-08-28 23:36:19

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - John Mark Karr, the schoolteacher who made worldwide headlines by confessing to one of America's most notorious unsolved crimes, the murder of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey, was abruptly dropped as a suspect on Monday after the case against him collapsed. Prosecutors dismissed the arrest warrant against Karr just hours before he was due for his first Colorado court appearance in the 10-year-old case after DNA tests failed to link him to the...

2006-08-28 20:54:36

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - John Mark Karr, the schoolteacher who made worldwide headlines by confessing to one of America's most notorious unsolved crimes, the murder of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey, was abruptly dropped as a suspect on Monday after the case against him collapsed. Prosecutors dismissed the arrest warrant against Karr just hours before he was due for his first Colorado court appearance in the 10-year-old case after DNA tests failed to link him to the...

2006-08-28 19:22:01

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - John Mark Karr, the schoolteacher who made worldwide headlines by confessing to one of America's most notorious unsolved crimes, the murder of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey, was abruptly dropped as a suspect on Monday after the case against him collapsed. Prosecutors dismissed the arrest warrant against Karr just hours before he was due for his first Colorado court appearance in the 10-year-old case after DNA tests failed to link him to the...

2006-08-28 17:43:52

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - Colorado prosecutors said on Monday they would not charge schoolteacher John Mark Karr with the murder of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey because tests showed his DNA did not match DNA found in her underwear. The decision by Boulder County District Attorney Mary Lacy to drop her arrest warrant against the 41-year-old school teacher was made public about an hour before he had been due for his first Colorado court appearance. That hearing was...

2006-08-28 16:12:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Colorado prosecutors will not charge schoolteacher John Mark Karr with the murder of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey after tests showed his DNA does not match DNA found in her underwear, Karr's attorney said on CNN. "The warrant on Mr Karr has been dropped by the district attorney. They're not proceeding with this case," Karr's lawyer, Seth Temin, said on CNN.

2006-08-28 15:23:32

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - Colorado prosecutors won't charge schoolteacher John Mark Karr with the murder of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey after tests showed his DNA does not match DNA found in her underwear, two local TV stations reported on Monday. Denver's KUSA and KCBS both cited unnamed sources close to the investigation in the reports, which came just hours before Karr, 41, was due for his first Colorado court appearance. Amid skepticism over Karr's claims to have...

2006-08-28 15:25:00

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - Colorado prosecutors won't charge schoolteacher John Mark Karr with the murder of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey after tests showed his DNA does not match DNA found in her underwear, two local TV stations reported on Monday. Denver's KUSA and KCBS both cited unnamed sources close to the investigation in the reports, which came just hours before Karr, 41, was due for his first Colorado court appearance. Amid skepticism over Karr's claims to have been with...

2006-08-28 14:47:42

BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - A DNA sample taken from John Mark Karr, the schoolteacher who claims to have been with child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey when she died in 1996, does not match DNA found in her underwear, a Denver TV station reported on Monday. KUSA-TV cited two unnamed sources in the report, which comes hours before Karr was due for his first Colorado court appearance. Amid skepticism over Karr's account, legal experts have said that a DNA match was critical to the...

2006-08-28 14:38:46

BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - A DNA sample taken from John Mark Karr, the schoolteacher who claims to have been with child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey when she died in 1996, does not match DNA found in her underwear, a Denver TV station reported on Monday. KUSA-TV cited two unnamed sources in the report, which comes hours before Karr was due for his first Colorado court appearance. Amid skepticism over Karr's account, legal experts have said that a DNA match was critical to the...


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