ARCHIVAL VIDEO: The JonBenet Ramsey Investigation

JAN. 3, 1997: A look back at the investigation at the Ramsey house in Boulder, Colorado.
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In Colorado today the mystery of the little girl found strangled in the basement of our house it's been more than a week since the murder of Jonbenet Ramsey. A six year old beauty queen shocked the town of boulder. So far there are no arrests but many troubling questions. ABC's Tom Foreman is in boulder. The private jet that took the parents of Jonbenet Ramsey to Georgia for her funeral landed in Colorado with dawn. Much to the surprise of boulder police who apparently did not know the couple had left Atlanta. Afternoon officials were defending investigators with produced no suspects in the nine days since the killing. We had no legal right to detain the ramseys from leaving the state to bury their daughter. There was no legal grounds they were not under arrest nobody has been ruled in or out as suspects. Whom the former little miss Colorado was put to bed by her parents Christmas night and her body was found in the basement the next day. There was no evidence of a breaking and so police are looking hard at people who knew her. State labs are studying DNA evidence hair and blood samples from the family. And scrutinizing a three page ransom note which officials say was apparently planted as a Decourt. Analysts say it is unlikely anyone could Alter his or her handwriting for such a long document. When you are in disguise a near right and you must concentrate own the right in itself. And any time that you relapse like her frustration. You'll automatically go back to you are habitual way of right. City officials insist jonbenet's parents are still cool while parading fully. But to many it appears they are traveling whenever and wherever they want to without telling police. And answering questions only when it suits them. The parents have hired a private investigator a media consultant separate attorneys and they are offering a 50000 dollar reward. But late this afternoon city officials had to admit they're not even certain where jonbenet's parents are at this time. Tom Foreman ABC news bold.

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