|November 3, 1997
Denver Post reports the sale of Access Graphics to General Electric Co. This sale is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
November 10, 1997
RMN reports that 6 windows were unlocked and 1 door was unlocked the day JonBenét was found.
John Van Tassel, a forensic knot analyst, arrived in Boulder to study the knots and ligature materials used in the crime
November 12, 1997
Thomas Miller submits a letter to Darnay Hoffman on his analysis of the Ransom Note. Miller concludes that Patsy is the author.
November 14, 1997
Cina Wong submits her analysis of the ransom note handwriting to Mr Hoffman.
November 16, 1997
John Van Tassel completed his work and returned to Vancouver
November 19, 1997
Darnay Hoffman sued DA Hunter in District Court in an attempt to force Hunter to file charges in the Ramsey case.
Hoffman charges that Patsy Ramsey is the ransom note author.
Hoffman charges that Hunter or someone from Hunter's office allowed unauthorized access to the investigator'' computers.
November 22, 1997
Michigan search warrant reflects that CBI handwriting expert found evidence that the ransom note "may have been written by Patsy"
It was repeated that handwriting analyses reveal that John Ramsey did not write the ransom note, it was probably that Burke Ramsey did not write the note and possible that Patsy Ramsey did write the note.
November 26, 1997
David Liebman does submits a handwriting report on the Ransom Note to Darnay Hoffman. He concludes that Patsy is the ransom note writer and states that in his opinion there is a 90-95% probability that she is the writer.
December ?, 1997
Ramseys release a "Christmas Letter."
December 1, 1997
Hunter denies he will ask for Grand Jury "soon."
December 2, 1997
AG Gale Norton stated the AG's office could enter the Ramsey case only if Boulder DA seeks the death penalty against a suspect.
December 5, 1997
Commander Beckner holds a press conference and states:
72 task items exist, 28 that have been completed
Former federal prosecutor Michael Zeldin states being under an umbrella of suspicion is the same thing as being called a suspect and that they are the primary suspects. He says the use of this expression is "doublespeak."
Ciolino states that traditionally cases that aren't solved at least within 30 days are never solved.
December 10, 1997
Report shows that police have recovered a number of shoe prints and impressions from inside and outside the home of the Ramseys.
Reportedly police are asking about Hi-Tec boots and SAS shoes
Ramsey sources claim noone in the Ramsey family owns either type of boot that cops are asking about
Boulder County Daily Camera deactivates Krupski's key card to prevent her from entering the building
December 16, 1997
Margaret Dillon was questioned about whether she owned duct tape, nylon cord, or a stun gun. This was her first interview (she is a neighbor who lived behind the Boulder home)
McCrary gave an example of where an incestuous relationship had been going on and the child threatened to tell and an accidental homicide resulted
McCrary states the note was part of staging
Ryckman states the reason there is no grave marker yet is because the family fears it would be desecrated
December 18, 1997
Fleet White met with Gov Romer urging him to remove Hunter from the case
December 19, 1997
Pat Furman states that no member of the Ramsey family owns a stun gun
Furman states that the stun gun info indicates that the crime was "committed by an outsider"
December 21, 1997
Joel Ripmaster of Colorado Landmark Realtors states the Ramsey Boulder home is set to go on the market soon.
Dr Stratbucker, an expert on stun-gun wounds, reports that two abrasions on JonBenét's back could have come from a stun gun; lack of additional information prevented him from stating this conclusively (info such as space between the marks)
Family representatives claim that neighbors have been questioned about stun guns
December 29, 1997
Dr Krugman, child abuse expert, is interviewed on Burden of Proof.