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2006-08-25 21:46:15

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - Lawyers for JonBenet Ramsey murder suspect John Mark Karr asked a judge on Friday to stop prosecutors, at least for now, from testing DNA from the schoolteacher or forensic evidence in the decade-old case. The request came amid a series of legal maneuvers the day after Karr returned to Boulder, Colorado, where the child beauty queen was found strangled to death on December 26, 1996. Karr is due for his first Boulder court appearance on...

2006-08-25 21:31:25

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - Lawyers for JonBenet Ramsey murder suspect John Mark Karr asked a judge on Friday to stop prosecutors, at least for now, from testing DNA from the schoolteacher or forensic evidence in the decade-old case. The request came amid a series of legal maneuvers the day after Karr returned to Boulder, Colorado, where the child beauty queen was found strangled to death on December 26, 1996. Karr is due for his first Boulder court appearance on...

2006-08-25 21:27:34

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - Lawyers for JonBenet Ramsey murder suspect John Mark Karr asked a judge on Friday to stop prosecutors, at least for now, from testing DNA from the schoolteacher or forensic evidence in the decade-old case. The request came amid a series of legal maneuvers the day after Karr returned to Boulder, Colorado, where the child beauty queen was found strangled to death on December 26, 1996. Karr is due for his first Boulder court appearance on...

2006-08-25 14:31:16

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - It was "impossible" for John Mark Karr to have killed JonBenet Ramsey because he was with his family in another state when the child beauty queen was slain nearly 10 years ago, his half-brother said on Friday. Nate Karr's comments offered emphatic support for an alibi initially offered by an ex-wife to John Karr. The 41-year old schoolteacher is expected on Monday to make his first court appearance in Boulder, Colorado, where 6-year-old...

2006-08-24 20:07:08

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - After a week of speculation, skepticism and bizarre revelations, teacher John Mark Karr arrived in Colorado on Thursday, where the probe into his possible involvement in the murder of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey was described as "in its very early stages." Karr, 41, who was arrested in Thailand last week, was flown from Los Angeles to Colorado, driven to a Boulder jail in a van with darkened windows and booked into custody. Karr, who...

2006-08-24 18:31:43

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - After a week of speculation, skepticism and bizarre personal accounts, schoolteacher John Mark Karr arrived in Colorado on Thursday where he is suspected of the 1996 murder of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey. Karr, 41, who was arrested in Thailand last week and claimed JonBenet's death was an accident, arrived in Colorado from Los Angeles on a Colorado state plane. Live local television pictures showed him getting into a black van...

2006-08-24 16:53:00

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - After a week of speculation, skepticism and bizarre personal accounts, schoolteacher John Mark Karr headed for Colorado on Thursday where he is suspected of the 1996 murder of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey. Karr, 41, who was arrested in Thailand last week and claimed JonBenet's death was an accident, left Los Angeles on a Colorado state plane, authorities in Colorado said. Karr is wanted in Boulder on five counts of murder, kidnapping...

2006-08-24 15:18:01

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Schoolteacher John Mark Karr left Los Angeles on Thursday on a plane bound for Colorado, where he is wanted for questioning over the 1996 murder there of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey, local television reported. Karr, who was arrested in Thailand last week and claimed 6-year-old JonBenet's death was an accident, left Long Beach airport on a Colorado state plane. Karr, 41, dressed in an orange prison jumpsuit, could be seen on local television boarding the...

2006-08-24 01:29:38

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - California investigators told Colorado authorities about John Mark Karr's "fascination" with JonBenet Ramsey's murder in 2001 during a wide-ranging probe of the schoolteacher, a spokesman for the Sonoma County Sheriff's Department said on Wednesday. The disclosure came as Karr, 41, awaited extradition from Los Angeles to Boulder, Colorado, where 6-year-old JonBenet was found strangled to death in her home on December 26, 1996. Karr...

2006-08-24 00:33:30

By Dan Whitcomb BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - California investigators told Colorado authorities about John Mark Karr's "fascination" with JonBenet Ramsey's murder in 2001 during a wide-ranging probe of the schoolteacher, a spokesman for the Sonoma County Sheriff's Department said on Wednesday. The disclosure came as Karr, 41, awaited extradition from Los Angeles to Boulder, Colorado, where 6-year-old JonBenet was found strangled to death in her home on December 26, 1996. Karr...


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