JonBenet Ramsey Docu-Series Re-Examines Unsolved Murder 20 Years Later


It's been 20 years since JonBenet Ramsey's unsolved murder, and now, CBS will re-examine the tragic event in The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey.

The original investigators are back for the six-hour limited series, which will air on three nights, beginning Sunday, Sept. 18 at 8:30 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT, CBS announced at summer Television Critics Association press day.

The Case Of,
which reporters got a sneak peek of at TCA, will re-examine crucial evidence using advanced technology and forensics, recreating the crime scene by rebuilding full-scale replicas of key rooms from the Ramsey house, conducting interviews and introducing new theories.

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Original team members Jim Clemente, former New York City prosecutor, retired FBI special agent and profiler; forensic scientist Dr. Henry Lee; James Kolar, former chief investigator for the District Attorney in Boulder, Colorado; forensic pathologist Dr. Werner Spitz; and retired FBI supervisory special agent and forensic linguistic profiler James Fitzgerald will be featured in the series. Former New Scotland Yard criminal behavioral analyst Laura Richards and retired FBI supervisory special agent and statement analyst Stan Burke are the new investigators brought on to take another look at the case.

Following its two-hour debut on Sept. 18, The Case Of will air on Monday, Sept. 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT and Sunday, Sept. 25 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

The news comes one week after it was revealed that Ramsey's brother, Burke, now 29, will be giving his first interview about his late sister in an exclusive sit-down with Dr. Phil.

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Burke was nine years old when his 6-year-old child pageant sister was found dead in the basement of their family's Colorado home on Dec. 26, 1996.

The three-part interview kicks off Dr. Phil's 15th season on Sept. 12, with the second and third parts airing Sept. 13 and 19, respectively.