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Boulder, Colorado / Ramsey Murder Case / Karr #840744

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 2006
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(Studio: Campbell Brown) Report introduced.

(Boulder, Colorado: James Hattori) The arrest in Thailand of John Karr in connection with the 1996 murder of JonBenet Ramsey updated; scenes shown of Karr in custody; details given about his connection to journalism professor Michael Tracey†. [KARR – says he was with JonBenet when she died; describes what he wrote to JonBenet’s mother, Patsy Ramsey.] [Thai OFFICIAL – recounts what Karr said.] [Boulder, Colorado, district attorney Mary LACY†- says there is much more work to be done.] [TRACEY – says the justice system has to be allowed to take its course.] [JonBenet’s aunt Paulette DAVIS† - reacts to Karr’s arrest.]

(Studio: Campbell Brown) Report introduced.

(Bangkok, Thailand: Ian Williams) Karr’s incarceration in Bangkok, the spectacle of his arrest and the cooperation of Thai authorities described.

(Studio: Campbell Brown) Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Taibbi) Questions about Karr’s confession examined; details given about his background, including child pornography charges, his teaching jobs around the world and his obsession with the murder cases of JonBenet & Polly Klaas††. [Criminal defense attorney Larry POSNER†- cites an inconsistency in Karr’s account.] [Former FBI profiler Clint VAN ZANDT†- says we need linking physical evidence.] [Marion County, Alabama, school superintendent Bravell JACKSON†, former California neighbor Sylvia ROSS†- describe Karr.]

(Studio: Campbell Brown; New York: Dan Abrams) The case against Karr and the importance of DNA testing discussed.

Brown, Campbell;
Hattori, James;
Williams, Ian;
Taibbi, Mike;
Abrams, Dan

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