September 12, 2016
On the morning of December 26, 1996, John and Patsy Ramsey woke up to find their 6-year-old daughter, beauty queen JonBenét, missing. Patsy discovered a two-and-a-half page ransom note on the bottom of the staircase in their Boulder, CO home and called 911.
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When the police arrived, they conducted two searches of the 15-room mansion and could not locate the child. That’s when John says he was told by a Boulder detective to go with his friend and search the house.
In the video above, John describes his search for his daughter. Hear what happened when he found her lifeless body wrapped in a blanket with her hands tied and duct tape across her mouth.
“I was just hoping she would wake up and began to realize that she wasn’t going to, and I started to scream,” John recalls.
Twenty years later, JonBenét’s murder remains unsolved.