For years, his name was in headlines and his photo was splashed on the covers of tabloids, along with accusations that he killed Jon Benet.
But the Ramseys always claimed that Burke slept through the entire gruesome incident, not waking up until after the police had arrived at their house.
Patsy discovered a two-and-a-half page ransom note on the bottom of the staircase in their Boulder, CO home and called 911.
WATCH: John Ramsey On Rumors He and Patsy Hid Burke After Jon Benet’s Death: ‘We Were Under Assault’ When the police arrived, they conducted two searches of the 15-room mansion and could not locate the child.
That’s when John says he was told by a Boulder detective to go with his friend and search the house.
In the video above, John describes his search for his daughter.
The special will also feature the first sit-down interview with John Ramsey as he shares unprecedented access to his diaries at the time of the murder as well as a new level of depth to his and his late wife’s feelings about that time in their life.
A&E is the latest network — following Lifetime, CBS and Investigation Discovery — to schedule a show about the murder of Jon Benét Ramsey.
The two-hour long “The Killing of Jon Benét: The Truth Uncovered” marks the fourth television project on the case that will be released before the 20th anniversary of the beauty queen’s murder.
a new interview with Barbara Walters, John Ramsey, the father of Jon Benet, talks about how he and his wife shielded their son, Burke, from the headlines when the boy was being publicly accused of murdering his sister." data-reactid="27"In a new interview with Barbara Walters, John Ramsey, the father of Jon Benet, talks about how he and his wife shielded their son, Burke, from the headlines when the boy was being publicly accused of murdering his sister.
Jon Benet Ramsey, who would have been 25 this year, was just 6 when she was killed in her Boulder, Colo., home in 1996.