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2006-08-17 17:36:56

By Keith Coffman BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - A U.S. teacher professed love for JonBenet Ramsey and said he was with the child beauty queen when she died, but questions surfaced over his story a day after his arrest in Thailand for her murder a decade ago. A Colorado prosecutor suggested on Thursday that the arrest of 41-year-old John Mark Karr came sooner than she would have liked, prompted by "exigent circumstances," and cautioned that more work remained to be done in the case....

2006-08-17 15:17:51

By Keith Coffman BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - An American schoolteacher said he was with 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey when she died, but questions surfaced over his story a day after his arrest in Thailand. A Colorado prosecutor cautioned that more work remained in the case. John Mark Karr, 41, who was arrested in a dramatic breakthrough in the sensational 1996 murder, spoke to reporters on Thursday while being escorted by authorities in Bangkok. Asked if he was innocent,...

2006-08-17 15:00:25

Corrects status of child pornography case in paragraph 13 as reported by Denver Post By Keith Coffman BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - An American school teacher told reporters he was with 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey when she died, but as questions arose over his story a day after his arrest in Thailand, a U.S. prosecutor said more work remained in the case. John Mark Karr, 41, who was arrested Wednesday in a dramatic breakthrough in the 1996 slaying in Boulder, spoke to...

2006-08-17 10:00:22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Mark Karr's correspondence with a professor who made documentaries on the JonBenet Ramsey case was key to his arrest in the decade-old slaying, a private investigator was quoted as saying. Karr, 41, arrested Wednesday in Bangkok, began an exchange of hundreds of e-mails with University of Colorado journalism professor Michael Tracey four years ago, revealing critical information about the 1996 killing of the 6-year-old beauty-pageant star, investigator...

2006-08-17 07:26:12

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - An American primary school teacher accused of the grisly Christmas murder of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey in 1996 said on Thursday he loved the child beauty queen and her death was an accident. John Mark Karr, 41, arrested in Bangkok on Wednesday in a dramatic breakthrough in a case which has gripped U.S. media for a decade, told reporters he was with the child when she died. "I was with JonBenet when she died," Karr, charged with first-degree...

2006-08-17 05:50:40

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - An American primary school teacher accused of the grisly Christmas murder of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey in 1996 said on Thursday he loved the child beauty queen and her death was an accident. John Mark Karr, 41, arrested in Bangkok on Wednesday in a dramatic breakthrough in a case which has gripped U.S. media for a decade, told reporters he was with the child when she died. "I was with JonBenet when she died," Karr, charged with first-degree...

2006-08-17 03:08:50

BANGKOK (Reuters) - The American primary school teacher accused of killing six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey at Christmas 1996 said on Thursday her death was an accident. "I loved JonBenet," John Mark Karr, 41, told reporters in his first public comment since he was arrested in Bangkok on Wednesday. "She died accidentally." Karr, accused of murder, kidnapping and sexual assault of a child, said nothing when asked if he had killed the girl, but appeared to shake his head and...

2006-08-17 02:42:27

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - An American primary school teacher accused of the grisly Christmas 1996 murder of six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey says her death was an accident, a senior Thai policeman said on Thursday. John Mark Karr, 41, arrested in Bangkok on Wednesday in a dramatic bolt from the blue, was told he was charged with first degree murder, Immigration Police chief Lieutenant-General Suwat Tumroungsiskul told a news conference. Karr replied: "No, not...

2006-08-17 01:23:16

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police said on Thursday they had arrested an American suspected of the grisly Christmas 1996 murder of six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey, which triggered a U.S. media frenzy. They identified him as John Mark Karr and handed out photocopied pictures of the bespectacled man with a receding hairline taken in an interrogation room. He was arrested on an American warrant, which sought his arrest for murder, kidnapping and sexual...

2006-08-17 00:40:26

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police said on Thursday they had arrested an American in connection with the Christmas 1996 murder of JonBenet Ramsey, a child beauty queen whose grisly death triggered a U.S. media frenzy. They did not name the man, identified in U.S. media as primary school teacher John Mark Karr, 41, but said he was arrested in conjuction with FBI officers after being followed for three weeks as he sought a job teaching English in Bangkok. "We...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.