So sad! As the 20 year anniversary of JonBenet Ramsey’s unsolved murder draws closer, her father John is speaking out in a new documentary. Not a day goes by where he doesn’t think about his beloved daughter, and says that only his own passing will take away his pain.
With the 20th anniversary of JonBenet Ramsey’s Dec. 26, 1996 murder quickly approaching, CNN will revisit the cold case with a new special — ‘The Murder of JonBenét’ — on Dec. 13. And with it comes a new interview with JonBenet’s father, John Ramsey. To find out everything you need to know about him, keep reading!
The horror of finding JonBenet Ramsey strangled to death still weighs heavily on her father, John Ramsey, even 20 years after the 6-year-old beauty queen was killed. While speaking on the tragedy, John admitted that his grief got so intense that he wanted to die.
Court documents released on Oct. 25 revealed a shocking new detail in the JonBenet Ramsey murder case! The indictment record says the grand jury voted to indict the girl’s parents and found that the girl’s death came as a result of her parents’ recklessness.
JonBenet Ramsey was brutally murdered in 1996 and her parents stood trial in 1999 — but no one was prosecuted. The jury voted to indict the 6-year-old girl’s parents when they found that her father John Ramsey and her late mother, Patsy Ramsey to be accessories to the crime. This shocking detail was only made public on Oct. 25 because the prosecutor never acted out this indictment, citing insufficient evidence.
The father of the late JonBenet reveals he thought about killing himself after his daughter’s brutal murder in 1996 to ‘escape the pain’ of losing his little girl.
In the months following JonBenet Ramsey‘s shocking murder in December 1996, her father John Ramsey says he wanted to end his life rather than live without her. “I wanted to escape from the pain,” he reveals to People in a new interview. In his new memoir The Other Side of Suffering, he recounts the turmoil that followed after finding his 6-year-old‘s lifeless body in the basement of his and his wife Patsy‘s Colorado home.
The father of the late JonBenet regrets exposing his daughter to competitive beauty pageants and says he finds reality shows like ‘Toddlers & Tiaras’ to be ‘bizarre.’
While many may remember murder victim JonBenet Ramsey as a 6-year-old pageant star, her father, John Ramsey, has different memories of his late daughter. While visiting Good Morning America on March 10, John shared how he doesn’t remember his young daughter as a fancy beauty queen — and he’s not not a fan of pageant reality show Toddlers & Tiaras.
John Ramsey has found happiness with Las Vegas fashion designer, Jan Rousseaux.
The happy couple met two years ago at a mutual friend’s wedding in Denver, Colo. and now, they’re married themselves! John Ramsey, 67, and Jan Rousseaux, 53, wed in front of 70 guests on July 21 at Castle Farms in Charlevoix, Mich., the same town his tragic 6-year-old beauty queen daughter JonBenet Ramsey, who would have turned 21 on Aug. 6, won the Little Miss crown in 1994.