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Boulder, Colorado / Ramsey Murder Case / Karr / Rains, Douglas Interviews #836670

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 2006
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(Studio: Rick Sanchez) Report introduced.

(Boulder, Colorado: Tom Foreman) The day of growing confusion over the supposed confession of John Karr to the 1996 murder of JonBenet Ramsey in Boulder, Colorado, introduced.

(Bangkok, Thailand: Stan Grant) Karr's confession to the media in Thailand featured. [KARR - confesses he loved JonBenet & that she died by accident; answers "no comment" to several questions.] [Immigration & Customs Enforcement Ann HURST†- lists the crimes Karr has been charged with in Colorado.] [Chief of Thai immigration police Gen. Suwat THAMRONGSRISAKUI†- comments on the Karr case.]

(Boulder, Colorado: Tom Foreman) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: David Mattingly) The developing story of Karr's background examined; scenes shown from Hamilton, Alabama, where Karr grew up; details given about Karr's two marriages, his jobs as a substitute teacher, about where he was in December 1996, his ex-wife's statements about Karr's interests in the murders of JonBenet & Polly Klaas, his resume as a globetrotting teacher; photos shown of Karr. [Marion County schools in Alabama Supt. Bravell JACKSON†- talks about Karr & complaints about him as a substitute teacher.]

(Boulder, Colorado: Tom Foreman) Telephone interview held with Michael Rains, the lawyer for Karr's ex-wife Laura; inset photos & scenes of Karr shown. [RAINS - says Laura was shocked about the events; notes she recollects Karr was not away from the family that Christmas season {of 1996}; comments on the child pornography case against Karr.]

(Boulder, Colorado: Tom Foreman) Live interview held with former FBI profiler John Douglas about Karr & the Ramsey murder; inset scenes shown of JonBenet & Karr. [From Fredericksburg, Virginia, DOUGLAS - recalls his 1997 analysis of the JonBenet murder case; outlines the analyses that can be carried out on handwriting & DNA; states Karr has not yet established credibility about the murder & the investigation.]

(Boulder, Colorado: Tom Foreman) The "raw data" on crime Boulder in 2005 outlined on screen.

Reporter(s):
Sanchez, Rick;
Foreman, Tom;
Grant, Stan;
Mattingly, David
Duration:
00:16:30

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