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Boulder, Colorado / Ramsey Murder Case / Karr / A Discussion #837515

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 28, 2006
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Boulder, Colorado: Dan Simon) The announcement by prosecutors in Boulder, Colorado, that John Karr will not be charged in the death of JonBenet Ramsey because the DNA evidence did not match examined; details given of the questions raised about Karr & why district attorney Mary Lacy decided to take Karr into custody; scenes shown of Karr on the plane from Thailand. [Karr attorney Seth TEMIN†- says the charges have been dropped; regrets Karr was arrested without forensic evidence.] [Office of the state court administration Karen SALAZ†- comments.] The question of what will happen to Karr now with a likely return to California to face charges discussed.

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with John Jay College of Criminal Justice Lawrence Kobilinsky & "Perfect Murder, Perfect Town" author Lawrence Schiller about Karr & the Ramsey case; inset scenes shown of Karr & Karr e-mails quoted. [KOBILINSKY - talks about the science of DNA evidence; reviews the other evidence in the Ramsey murder.] [SCHILLER - explains how Karr went "fishing" in his e-mails with professor John Tracy; reviews the evidence that set Karr free.]

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Rick Sanchez) The cloud of suspicion in the JonBenet murder reviewed; details given about other possible suspects, including Bill & Janet McReynolds & parents John & Patsy Ramsey, who were eventually cleared. [Former Boulder County prosecutor Trip DEMUTH†- talks about the evidence on McReynolds & Michael Hellmuth.]

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) The "raw data" on felons exonerated by DNA evidence outlined on screen.

Cooper, Anderson;
Simon, Dan;
Sanchez, Rick

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