John and Patsy Ramsey were sued in two separate defamation lawsuits arising from the publication of their book, The Death of Innocence.
These suits were brought by two persons named in the book as having been investigated by Boulder police as suspects in Jon Benét's murder. Derek Bauer, who obtained dismissal of both lawsuits, including an in-depth decision by U. District Court Judge Julie Carnes that "abundant evidence" pointed to an intruder who committed the murder.
He says he knew she was dead even before he went to Aruba after her disappearance.
'I had been around long enough to know that if a young girl leaves a club with three guys and hadn't been seen or heard from in three days, something bad had happened and there was a 99% chance even then that we would never see her again,' he told Daily Mail Online.'I love my children, Natalee and Matt, but I didn’t know how else I would feel about a grandchild,' she told BMetro, a magazine in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama. So this is the love that they have for their grandchildren." It was beautiful.'Rylee's entrance into the Holloway family comes as a new lead has brought hope that Natalee's body may finally be found in the foundations of a timeshare complex that was being built at the time she vanished.
The match of Male DNA on two separate items of clothing worn by the victim at the time of the murder makes it clear to us that an unknown male handled these items.
There is no innocent explanation for its incriminating presence at three sites on these two different items of clothing that Jon Benét was wearing at the time of her murder....
The Boulder police considered the possibility that an intruder had gotten into the house and committed the murder.
The Ramseys retained a public relations firm and appeared on national television to assert their innocence.
His net worth was reported at .4 million as of May 1, 1996.
We intend in the future to treat you as the victims of this crime, with the sympathy due you because of the horrific loss you suffered....
I am aware that there will be those who will choose to continue to differ with our conclusion.
He discovered 6-year-old Jon Benét's body in the cellar of the home just hours after her murder. Ramsey joined the Navy in 1966, served as a Civil Engineer Corps officer in the Philippines for 3 years, and in an Atlanta reserve unit for an additional 8 years.
In 1989, he formed the Advanced Product Group, one of three companies that merged to become Access Graphics.