JonBenet Ramsey DNA petition gets 'no update' from gov as half-brother slams Boulder police on Father's Day

John Andrew Ramsey ripped into the city’s police department on Father’s Day Sunday, 要求为父亲道歉, 约翰拉姆齐, 并质疑部门的决心.

“好爸爸 + 一条好狗,” 儿子写道, along with a picture of his father and a family pet. “@boulderpolice owe him a long and sincere apology but we will take some hard work and grit to get the job done. Do they have it? Doubt it.

The family has endorsed a Change.org petition calling on Polis to take aspects of the case away from Boulder police, who they say have declined to conduct DNA analysis on some evidence, 哪一个 25 years after the crime remains untested.

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JonBenet Ramsey in an undated family photo.

JonBenet Ramsey in an undated family photo. (约翰拉姆齐)

It’s a cold case, and they don’t call it a cold case, but it is for all intents and purposes a cold case,” the elder Ramsey told Fox News Digital at the CrimeCon 2022 convention in Las Vegas in April. “Why they won’t test the DNA samples that should be tested for DNA, 我不知道. It’s baffling.

He also took issue with the department’sarrogance” 和 “pridein its handling of the case and has called for child murders to be investigated as federal crimes — which would place them in the jurisdiction of the FBI. Some departments are just too small, 他说.

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The Boulder police were totally inexperienced, and I don’t blame them for that,” Ramsey said during the conference. “I fault them for not accepting help from people who knew what they were doing.

六月 5, 1996 - Englewood, Colorado, 美国: The murder that shocked America: 在十二月 24, 1996, JonBenet Ramsey a child beauty queen was brutally murdered in her home in Boulder, Colora科罗拉多州

六月 5, 1996 – Englewood, 科罗拉多州, 美国: The murder that shocked America: 在十二月 24, 1996, JonBenet Ramsey a child beauty queen was brutally murdered in her home in Boulder, 科罗拉多州. (Polaris/Discovery+)

The police department did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s requests for comment Monday.

JonBenet’s mother reported her missing to police when she was 6 years old on the morning of Dec. 26, 1996, after finding a lengthy ransom note demanding $ 118,000. John Ramsey found her body later that same day in the basement of her home.

An autopsy revealed that JonBenet died of strangulation and a blow to the head. The Boulder City Medical Examiner reported an 8.5-inch fracture on her skull. The case remains unsolved.

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政府. Polis has agreed to review the petition and warned JonBenet’s killer not torest easily— but the petition’s organizers announced Friday that they were tolda couple of weeks agothat the governor’s office said it did not have an update for them.

的发言人 Colorado Bureau of Investigation told Fox News Digital that state investigators were assisting with the case Monday.

To my knowledge there is no update related to the governor’s decision,” 她说. “那说, the CBI continues to collaborate with the Boulder Police Department and the District Attorney’s office to pursue the most advanced testing available as this investigation continues to move forward.

福克斯新闻’ 奥黛丽·康克林(Audrey Conklin)为本报告做出了贡献.

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