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2006-08-23 16:33:04

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Schoolteacher John Mark Karr, suspected of killing child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey 10 years ago, awaited extradition to Colorado on Wednesday as newly reported comments by him fueled doubts over his claims of involvement in the notorious unsolved crime. Los Angeles Sheriff's officials said Karr, 41, would not be leaving for Colorado on Wednesday. They declined to say when he would be turned over to authorities in the town where the...

2006-08-22 14:52:17

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge on Tuesday ordered schoolteacher John Mark Karr sent to Colorado to face charges he kidnapped, sexually assaulted and murdered 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey. A subdued Karr, 41, waived his right to fight extradition from California, clearing the way for him to be sent to Boulder, Colorado, where JonBenet was found dead in the basement of her home on December 26, 1996. Karr's surprise arrest in Thailand last week...

2006-08-22 12:48:49

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge on Tuesday ordered schoolteacher John Mark Karr sent to Colorado to face charges that he kidnapped, sexually assaulted and murdered 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey. Karr, 41, who was arrested in Thailand last week, waived his right to fight extradition from California, clearing the way for him to be sent to Boulder, Colorado, where JonBenet was found dead in the basement of her home on December 26, 1996. Los Angeles...

2006-08-22 12:12:03

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge on Tuesday ordered schoolteacher John Mark Karr sent to Colorado to face charges that he murdered, kidnapped and sexually assaulted 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey. Karr, 41, who was arrested in Thailand last week, waived his right to fight extradition from California, clearing the way for him to be sent to Boulder, Colorado, where JonBenet was found dead in the basement of her home on December 26, 1996. The Los Angeles court was...

2006-08-21 19:25:48

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The schoolteacher who says he was with six-year-old JonBenet Ramsey when she died met with his lawyer in a Los Angeles jail on Monday as he awaited a hearing on whether he will be sent to Colorado, where he could be charged with killing the child beauty queen. John Mark Karr was expected in a Los Angeles courtroom on Tuesday morning for the hearing, in which prosecutors will ask a judge to order his extradition to Boulder, Colorado. The...

2006-08-21 13:38:24

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The schoolteacher who claims he was with JonBenet Ramsey when she died met with a defense lawyer in a Los Angeles jail on Monday as he awaited proceedings to send him to Colorado to face possible charges of murdering the child beauty queen. John Mark Karr was expected in a Los Angeles courtroom on Tuesday morning for the extradition hearing. The 41-year-old teacher arrived late on Sunday from Bangkok, where he was arrested on suspicion of...

2006-08-21 11:08:53

By Kemp Powers LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The schoolteacher suspected in the 1996 murder of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey was being held in Los Angeles on Monday pending extradition to Colorado for questioning in the 10-year-old unsolved case. John Mark Karr, 41, landed in California at 9:30 p.m. Sunday after traveling for 15 hours in business class from Bangkok, Thailand, with U.S. law enforcement officials. Karr sipped champagne, ate heartily and chatted calmly to officials...

2006-08-21 07:22:18

By Kemp Powers LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The schoolteacher suspected in the 1996 murder of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey was being held in Los Angeles on Monday pending extradition to Colorado for questioning in the 10-year-old unsolved case. John Mark Karr, 41, landed in California at 9:30 p.m. Sunday after traveling for 15 hours in business class from Bangkok, Thailand, with U.S. law enforcement officials. Karr sipped champagne, ate heartily and chatted calmly to officials...

2006-08-21 05:30:05

By Kemp Powers LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The schoolteacher suspected in the 1996 murder of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey was being held in Los Angeles on Monday pending extradition to Colorado for questioning in the 10-year-old unsolved case. John Mark Karr, 41, landed in California at 9:30 p.m. Sunday after traveling for 15 hours in business class from Bangkok, Thailand, with U.S. law enforcement officials. Karr sipped champagne, ate heartily and chatted calmly to officials...

2006-08-21 01:40:28

By Kemp Powers LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The American schoolteacher suspected of murdering child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey arrived on Sunday night in the United States, where he will face questioning about the 1996 killing. John Mark Karr, 41, landed in Los Angeles at around 9:30 p.m. after traveling for 15 hours in business class from Bangkok, Thailand, with U.S. law enforcement officials. "He was treated like a VIP," said Sanjay Chowdhury, a passenger who sat in front of Karr...