Jonbenet Ramsey murder: Grand jury voted to indict parents, former District Attorney refused to sign
Family members eventually cleared by DNA
Last Updated: 143 days ago
BOULDER, Colo. - A grand jury investigating Jonbenet Ramsey's death voted to indict her parents on child abuse resulting in death, according to an exclusive report by our partners at The Boulder Daily Camera.
However, then-Boulder County District Attorney Alex Hunter refused to sign the indictment and prosecute the case, the Camera reports. Hunter reportedly believed he could not prove beyond a reasonable doubt.
The 6-year-old beauty queen was found dead in her home on Christmas night in 1996.
Police initially suspected family members, including her parents, John and Patsy Ramsey, and her brother, Burke.
But in 2008, District Attorney Mary Lacy cleared them based on update DNA analysis.
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