New DNA Tests Could Help Solve JonBenét Ramsey Case

Could new DNA testing open the 20 year-old cold case?

New DNA testing could open the 20-year-old cold case of JonBenét Ramsey. According to Q13Fox, Boulder, Colorado authorities are hoping that new DNA technology could help with the high-profile, unsolved murder of the six-year-old.

Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett and Boulder Police Chief Greg Testa have discussed the new tests with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation after news broke that previous testing was flawed. With the new DNA tests, authorities will be able to access the larger FBI database with more than 15.1 million known criminals and suspects.

In 1996, JonBenét Ramsey was found murdered in her family home. The beauty pageant contestant was discovered strangled and struck in the head in her parents' basement in Boulder, Colorado on Christmas Day. After much speculation, her family was cleared as suspects in 2008 through DNA testing. 

To this day, the crime has captivated the nation. Here are six theories about what really happened.

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