The 6-year-old was found dead in the basement of her family’s 둥근 돌 home on Dec. 26, 1996, 때리고 목 졸라, 그녀의 어머니가 전화를 걸고 몇 시간 후에 911 딸이 사라졌다고 한다, and a ransom note had been left behind. Her death was ruled a homicide, but nobody was ever charged in the case.
둥근 돌 경찰 have been working closely with state investigators on “future DNA advancements,” the department said in a statement Monday addressing the anniversary of JonBenet’s death.
“As the Department continues to use new technology to enhance the 조사, it is actively reviewing genetic DNA testing processes to see if those can be applied to this case moving forward,” 그것은 말했다.
최근 몇 년 동안, investigators have identified suspects in unsolved cases by comparing DNA profiles from crime scenes and to DNA testing results shared online by people researching their family trees, including the Golden State Killer in 캘리포니아.