Is This the Man Who Killed JonBenet Ramsey?

John Mark Karr says he killed the 6-year-old beauty queen, but his confession is as confounding as her murder

Confessions are supposed to clinch a case. And then there are confessions like the one that John Mark Karr made last week in connection with the murder of JonBenet Ramsey. Ten years ago, the 6-year-old beauty queen's terrible death and weirdly captivating life--the hair, the costumes, the come-hither poses--became the stuff of national obsession at the very moment the O.J. Simpson story was going stale. It even promised, like the Simpson case, to be a family affair, because from the first, suspicion fell on John and Patsy Ramsey, JonBenet's parents. But the killer was never identified, the trails all went cold,...

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