Jonbenét Ramsey

Who said it?

Personally, I like to hang out with people who are willing to expose their merits and flaws

Zhao Qizheng, spokesman for the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

Friday, 16 March, 2012, 12:00am

From shadowy obscurity to five minutes of dubious fame

So what is the world to make of John Mark Karr? The 41-year-old school teacher lurched out of a Bangkok back alley on August 16 with a confession, saying he was involved in the death 10 years ago in Boulder, Colorado, of six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey.

2 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

'JonBenet, my love, my life. I love you'

Nine years after girl's death, John Mark Karr was e-mailing her love letters via a researcher on case

The writings are the stuff of love letters: unrequited obsession, reaching beyond the grave, from a man who pledges all to someone he can never have.

20 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

JonBenet murder trail grows colder

America's most celebrated murder probe has entered its third year with no end in sight for baffled investigators.

A framed photograph of murdered child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey sits on a shelf in the office of Boulder district attorney Alex Hunter, a symbol of how the prosecutor and the Colorado community remain haunted by the unsolved mystery.

28 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Beauty queen murder farce

More than six months after the murder of tiny beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey, the nation's No 1 murder case has collapsed into farce.

Police in Boulder, Colorado, appear no closer to finding the culprit who assaulted and strangled the six-year-old than they were when the public heard of the killing on Boxing Day last year.

7 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Young victims of parents' lust for fame

JonBenet Ramsey's face, made up like a supermodel and surrounded by a swathe of immaculately teased blonde hair, smiles sweetly from the cover of latest issue of Babette's Pageant and Talent Gazette.

12 Jan 1997 - 12:00am