Early on Boxing Day morning in 1996, a desperate mother calls 911. Her six-year-old daughter has disappeared, with a sinister ransom note having been left behind. Then, just eight hours later, JonBenet Ramsey is discovered dead in the home’s basement. The girl’s appalling death sparks a murder investigation that will engross the nation for more than 20 years. But now, has a private detective finally found out the truth?
Patricia Paugh was 23 years old when she married 36-year-old divorcé John Ramsey on November 5, 1980. Then seven years later, she gave birth to a son named Burke. John, meanwhile, was busy building a successful career, launching his own – ultimately lucrative – company in 1989.