BREAKING THEIR SILENCE

THE RAMSEYS SPEAK TO THE POLICE AT LAST--BUT PROVIDE THE PRESS WITH LITTLE MORE THAN AN INFOMERCIAL

Suddenly, the country's most infamous unsolved murder case seemed to be on the move last week. John and Patricia Ramsey finally submitted to police interrogation (she for 6 1/2 hours, he for 2). Then, as if they felt the public had to be served, they held a press conference. "I did not kill my daughter JonBenet," said John Ramsey before a select group of seven Colorado journalists. "I'm appalled," said his wife, "that anyone would think that John or I would be involved in such a hideous, heinous crime." But there were no tough questions--ground rules forbade queries about the night...

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