Judge To Rule On JonBenet Slaying Indictment

By: AP
By: AP
To join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Facebook page!

A judge says he'll decide this week whether to require Boulder County's district attorney to explain why an indictment that was secretly voted on by the JonBenet Ramsey grand jury in 1999 but never prosecuted should remain sealed.

Daily Camera reporter Charlie Brennan and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press are suing DA Stan Garnett in an effort to compel him to release the indictment. The Daily Camera reports attorneys for Brennan and the press committee argue the indictment should be made public because it's a criminal justice record that reflects an official action.

Six-year-old JonBenet was found dead Dec. 26, 1996, in the basement of her family's home hours after she was reported missing. Her killer hasn't been identified.

The newspaper isn't participating in the lawsuit.

KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.

If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.

powered by Disqus
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 227590671 - kktv.com/a?a=227590671
Gray Television, Inc.