Police find girl, 6, dead in home

December 27, 1996

BOULDER — A 6-year-old girl who was reported kidnapped early yesterday was found dead later in her home.

The girl’s parents made a 911 call to police about 6 a.m. to report that their daughter had been abducted, said city spokeswoman Leslie Aaholm.

Police said a family member discovered the body of JonBenet Ramsey in the basement of the family house in the 700 block of 15th Street about 1:30 p.m. She had not been shot or stabbed,
said Detective Sgt. Larry Mason. No other details about her death were released.

An autopsy was scheduled for today.

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