John M. Karr,
schoolteacher, was arrested in Bangkok in August in connection with the 1996 murder of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey. Karr, in front of a throng of reporters, said, “I was with JonBenet when she died.” The media, which devoted much airtime and space to the case, quickly found holes in his story about events leading up to JonBenet's death. The case against Karr was dismissed two weeks after his arrest when test results revealed that his DNA did not match the sample taken from Ramsey.
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