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JonBenét Ramsey’s brother speaks out for the first time since sister’s murder

It's 20 years since the child beauty queen lost her life at the age of six.
JonBenet Ramsey

JonBenet Ramsey

The brother of child beauty queen JonBenét Ramsey has given his first interview since his little sister went missing 20 years ago.

Burke Ramsey, now 29, was just nine-years-old when his younger sister disappeared on Boxing Day 1996.

And now in an interview with America’s Dr. Phil, the brother has spoken out for the first time about what he remembers from that time.

“The first thing I remember is my mum bursting into my room, really frantic, saying ‘Oh my gosh! Oh my gosh! Oh my gosh!’ running around my room,” he explains.

“The next thing I remember is a police officer coming into my room and shining a flashlight.”

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He also explains why he has finally decided to break his silence, after 20 years out of the spotlight.

“For a long time the media basically made our lives crazy,” Burke explains.

“It’s hard to miss the cameras and news trucks in the front yard.”

JonBenét’s body was eventually found in the basement of the family home, tangled in a garrotte with a severe blow to the head.

But two decades on, police are no closer to finding the child beauty queen’s killer, though fingers were originally pointed at Burke and his parents.

A two-hour documentary on the case, Who Killed JonBenét, screened in Australia on Friday, which also featured police detective Jane Harmer in her first ever television appearance.

Also featured was 911 operator Kimberly Archuleta, who took the call from JonBenét’s mother Patsy. Kimberly says she felt “something wasn’t right” with the call, and claims she heard a mysterious “third male voice” in addition to Patsy and her husband’s, John.

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