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Boulder, Colorado / Ramsey Murder Case / Karr #840727

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 2006
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Boulder, Colorado: Kelly Cobiella) The arrest in Thailand of John Karr for the murder of JonBenet Ramsey in 1996 updated; scenes shown of Karr in custody and of his family; details given about the connection to University of Colorado professor Michael Tracey† and Karr’s increased e-mails after mother Patsy Ramsey’s death. [KARR – says her death was an accident.] [Boulder, Colorado, district attorney Mary LACY†- cites public safety & fear of flight as reasons for Karr’s arrest.] [TRACEY – says he did what he had to do.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(New York: Erin Moriarty) Karr’s arrest despite skepticism about his involvement in the case examined; details given of discrepancies in Karr’s confession; excerpt from a 1998 “48 Hours” police interrogation of Patsy Ramsey disputing scientific evidence linking her to the murder. [Former deputy district attorney Trip DEMUTH†- says he is concerned about the viability of this case; notes the problem for the prosecutor if DNA tests exclude Karr.] The content of Karr’s e-mails discussed.

Schieffer, Bob;
Cobiella, Kelly;
Moriarty, Erin

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