Advertisement

The Jeff Ward Show

Blog > The Jeff Ward Show > JonBenet Ramsey story back to page one...

JonBenet Ramsey story back to page one...

___________________________________________________________

Ex-teacher: JonBenet's death an accident

ALISA TANG
Associated Press

BANGKOK, Thailand - An American expatriate school teacher said publicly Thursday he was with JonBenet Ramsey when she died in what he called "an accident," a stunning admission after a decade without answers in the 6-year-old's murder.

John Mark Karr, 41, was arrested Wednesday, a day after he began teaching second grade in Bangkok, District Attorney Mary Lacy told reporters in Colorado. JonBenet was found beaten and strangled in the basement of her family's home in Boulder, Colo., on Dec. 26, 1996.

Karr told investigators he drugged and had sex with the child beauty queen before accidentally killing her, said a senior Thai police officer, who was briefed about the interview.

COMMENT ON THIS STORY


LINK TO FULL STORY
Less than two years after ESPN let go of 300 employees, the Worldwide Leader has announced that they will be...
Lisa Bloom, a high-profile California feminist attorney, says she is now representing yet another woman who has...
Via Getty Images While the nation remains divided on whether recreational marijuana should be legalized, an...
Mikhail Svetlov / Getty Images Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said a chemical-weapons attack in Syria that...
Press Secretary Sean Spicer spoke to NBC’s Peter Alexander today, where he continued to walk back his statements...