Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Place of Death
Boulder, Colorado, USA
Cause of Death
Anglican / Episcopalian
Claim to Fame
sensational Christmastime murder and ransoming
Profile Bio Text
JonBenét Patricia Ramsey (August 6, 1990 – December 25, 1996) was an American child beauty pageant contestant made famous by her murder and the subsequent media coverage. She was found dead in the basement of her parents` home in Boulder, Colorado, nearly eight hours after she was reported missing. The case is notable in both its longevity and the media interest it has generated in the United States. After several grand jury hearings, the case is still unsolved.
JonBenét Ramsey was born in Atlanta, Georgia, but the family relocated when she was nine months old. Her first name is a portmanteau of her father`s first and middle names, John Bennett; her middle name is that of her mother, the late Patricia "Patsy" Ramsey, who enrolled her daughter in a variety of different beauty pageants in several states. In addition, she funded some of the contests in which JonBenét was involved. Patsy Ramsey was a former beauty queen, having held the title Miss West Virginia 1977; her sister became Miss West Virginia 1980. JonBenét held a number of child beauty contest titles, including: America`s Royal Miss, Colorado State All-Star Kids Cover Girl, Little Miss Charlevoix Michigan, Little Miss Merry Christmas, Little Miss Sunburst, and National Tiny Miss Beauty. JonBenet`s mother, Patsy, embellished her child`s pageant entry forms by saying the child spoke French and other things to make the child seem more "eligible" for pageant participation. John Ramsey, JonBenét`s father, is a former president and chief executive officer of Access Graphics, a computer services company.
In September 2008, when on Oprah, John Ramsey stated that labeling his daughter as a "beauty queen" was an unfair representation of her life, as she also participated in rock climbing, violin lessons and other activities. JonBenét is buried in Saint James Episcopal Cemetery in Marietta, Georgia, next to her mother.
Couple Profile Source
High Peaks Elementary School
JonBenét-Ramsey.com, www.myspace.com/ramsey_jonbenet, www.myspace.com/rememberingjonbenetramsey, www.crimelibrary.com/ramsey/ramseymain.htm
Full Name at Birth
JonBenét Patricia Ramsey
Burke Ramsey, John Andrew Ramsey (Half-Brother)
Melinda Ramsey (Half-Sister), Beth Ramsey (Half-Sister)
JonBenét Patricia Ramsey ; (August 6, 1990 – December 25, 1996) was an American girl who was murdered in her home in Boulder, Colorado in 1996. The six-year-old's body was found about eight hours after she was reported missing, in the basement of the family home, during a police search of the home. She had been struck on the head and strangled. The case remains unsolved, even after several grand jury hearings, and continues to generate public and media interest.
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