Grand Juror Speaks out 12/17/2016
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A GRAND juror in the JonBenet Ramsey case breaks secrecy laws to reveal he knows who killed her and how he was silenced over her parents.
Candace Sutton 17, 20167:47pm

Grand Juror in JonBenet Ramsay case says he's confident he knows who's guilty

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Juror in JonBenet Ramsay case says he's confident he knows who's guilty of murdering the young pageant queen. Courtesy: ABC USA/20/20
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A juror in the JonBenet murder case has risked prosecution to reveal he believes he knows who killed the six-year-old beauty queen. Picture: Splash NewsSource:Supplied

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A GRAND juror on the JonBenet Ramsey case has broken strict secrecy laws to say he knows who killed the six-year-old beauty queen and reveal how he and fellow jurors were silenced.
Risking prosecution which could lead to imprisonment, the male juror has told US TV show 20/20 the shocking decision the grand jury came to almost two decades ago.
The Colorado Grand Jury convened in 1999, less than two years after JonBenet Ramsey was murdered and her body found in the basement of her multi-millionaire parents’ home in Boulder, Colorado.
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JonBenet Ramsey.Source:Supplied

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Asked to deliberate on whether JonBenet’s parents, John and Patsy Ramsey should have been indicted over the murder, the juror tells the program the panel of eight women and four men voted yes.
“They were told to indict only if they found probable cause, in other words if they found it was more likely than not that the Ramseys killed their own daughter,” 20/20s Amy Robach says.
“Was there enough evidence to indict John and Patsy Ramsey for a crime?” Robach asks the juror, who responds: “Based upon the evidence that was presented I believe that was correct.”
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Boulder Sheriff's officers guard the Ramsey home on December 27, 1996, the day after 6-year-old JonBenet was found dead in the basement. Picture: AP.Source:Supplied

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This male juror (above) told TV’s 20/20 that the grand jury voted to indict John and Patsy Ramsey and he knows who killed JonBenet. Picture: 20/20.Source:Supplied

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But asked if the case had gone to trial, did he believe that the Ramseys would be convicted, the juror answered “no”.
“Based on the evidence you were presented do you feel you know who killed JonBenet Ramsey?” Robach asks.
The juror responds: “I highly suspect, I do.”
The revelation comes in a week in which the Colorado Bureau of Investigation announced it would be conducting sophisticated DNA testing on the underwear and long johns JonBenet’s body was clothed in death.

DNA analysis at the time exonerated the Ramsey family, but new evidence has come to light.
And although the grand jury voted to indict JonBenet’s parents 17 years ago, the Colorado prosecutor at the time disagreed and did not to follow through with the jury’s recommendation.
On 20/20 the juror also describes the eerie trip the grand jury made to the crime scene where JonBenet’s body was found, and how he was disgusted by her sexualised beauty pageant image.
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Nine-year-old Burke Ramsey declines to draw his sister in a psychology session after JonBenet’s murder. Picture: Dr Phil.Source:Supplied
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The second page of the rambling ransom note which a handwriting expert says was written by JonBenet’s mother Patsy. Picture: Boulder District Attorney.Source:AP
Robach: “Before you were a grand juror, what did you know about the JonBenet Ramsey case?”
Juror: “Very little. I saw that there was this little girl dressed up in what was my opinion a sexual persona. It disgusted me, I turned off the TV.”
Over the course of a year, the grand jurors grappled with testimony from dozens of witnesses.
The jury took a field trip to the Ramsey home on 15th Street, Boulder, Colorado and descended the basement stairs to see the cellar where the little girl’s body had been found.
“The basement in which she was found, it was a very eerie feeling. Like someone had been killed here,” the juror said.
The 20/20 program disguised the juror’s voice and put his face in shadow to help protect his identity because Grand Jury proceedings in Colorado and elsewhere are secret.
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The grand jurors voted to indict John and Patsy Ramsey, but prosecutors didn’t proceed. Picture: AP/The Denver Post.Source:AP
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Viewers were puzzled by Burke Ramsey’s smiling demeanour throughout a recent interview on DrPhil about his sister’s murder. Picture: Dr Phil.Source:Supplied
The interview with the juror was due to be aired on Friday night in the US, just over a week before the twentieth anniversary of JonBenet Ramsey’s death on Christmas night 1996.
The 20/20 interview includes revelations by a handwriting expert that she is sure the ransom note found at the scene was written by JonBenet’s mother Patsy.
Patsy Ramsey, herself a former beauty queen, was John Bennet Ramsey’s second wife. She died from ovarian cancer in 2006.
On the night JonBenet was murdered and her body placed in the cellar, her parents initially said she had been kidnapped.
They found a strange ransom note which claimed JonBenet has been kidnapped by “a small foreign faction” and demanded an odd ransom sum of $118,000.
The fact that the amount was similar to the sum of John Ramsey’s annual work bonus, and the language and apparently deliberate spelling mistakes in the long and rambling note made investigators believe it was bogus.
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The grand jurors spent a year investigating the JonBenet case and were taken back to the Ramsey house to see the ‘eerie’ crime scene.

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Footage from 1997 shows how a young Burke Ramsey demonstrated his theory on how his sister was killed. Courtesy: The Case of: JonBenet Ramsey/Channel 9

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Cina Wong, the handwriting expert who examined the ransom note, found more than 200 similarities between the ransom note writer’s handwriting and Patsy’s handwriting.
This week Ms Wong said she still maintains that JonBenet’s mother wrote it.
“You will see that just with the As the ransom note writer has four different variations of the letter A, and then Patsy Ramsey uses the same variation of the four different types of As,” Wong tells 20/20.
The lead up to the anniversary of JonBenet’s murder has been filled with speculation about the potential involvement of JonBenet’s then nine-year-old brother Burke Ramsey.
Burke, now a computer software developer, raised eyebrows with his interview on the Dr Phil show, during which he smiled throughout.
Revelations were also aired about his childhood jealousy of a sister who received all the attention.
Burke Ramsey reportedly placed his own faeces in JonBenet’s bed and on one occasion hit her with a golf stick.
Dr Phil plays Burke a video of an interview between a psychologist and the nine-year-old Burke following the murder in which Burke is asked to draw, but won’t draw his sister.
It is the first time Burke has seen the footage.
Asked by Dr Phil, “Did you consciously not draw JonBenet?”, Burke answers, “I can’t remember what was going through my head, but she was gone so I didn’t draw her”.
The DNA review of JonBenet’s clothing by Colorado investigators will examine unidentified male DNA found on separate items.
Jonathan Webb
JANUARY 24, 1967 – NOVEMBER 14, 2021
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Jonathan Neil Webb of Morrisville, North Carolina passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2021.
Jon was born in Raleigh on January 24, 1967 to Neil and Nancy Webb. Jon grew up in Raleigh and graduated from Athens Drive High School. He received his Bachelors in Chemical Engineering with Highest Honors from Georgia Institute of Technology. Following his graduation from Georgia Tech, Jon worked for Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis for a number of years before he entered a Ph.D. program at University of Colorado Boulder where he received his Masters and Ph.D. in chemical engineering. Following graduation, Jon worked at a biotech startup company in Napa, California, and then he returned to Eli Lilly as a Principal Research Scientist. Most recently, Jon worked in the biotech industry for Medimmune in Frederick, Maryland and KBI Biopharma in the Research Triangle Park.

Jon was an engineer to the core and a brilliant scientist. His work focused on the pharmaceutical purification process, which ensures that drugs are safe and pure for human use. While at Eli Lilly, he helped develop pharmaceuticals to effectively treat juvenile diabetes. Although he never acknowledged the importance of his work, Jon helped ease the suffering that children with juvenile diabetes endure. Jon also published dozens of conference papers and peer-reviewed articles, served as a referee for two professional journals, and was a research advisor to the University of Iowa, the University of Colorado, and the University College London.

Jon was a lifelong lover of the outdoors and the shooting sports. Some of his happiest times were spent hunting and fishing with his family.

Jon was an avid hater of social media, which is why you won’t find him anywhere but on his LinkedIn profile, which he begrudgingly created because someone suggested that he get a job. He was also one of the cheapest humans alive, and he once nearly drowned because his brother superglued a penny to the deep end of the pool.

Jon’s one claim to fame, which he could never discuss, was as a grand juror on the Jon Benet Ramsey case while he was in graduate school in Boulder.

Jon is survived by his sons, Alex and Kellar, his daughter, Ava who was the apple of his eye, and his wife, Marti and by his sisters Natalie, Virginia, and Marjorie, and by his brother, Camden. Jon was preceded in death by his parents, Neil and Nancy Webb.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be directed to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

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