BOULDER, Colo. — In his most extensive comments on the JonBenet Ramsey case, the former Colorado police chief who led the investigation into the high-profile 1996 slaying of the 6-year-old beauty queen acknowledged online that officers botched the initial handling of the crime scene.
Mark Beckner, former chief of the Boulder Police Department, participated Saturday in an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit. He told the Daily Camera on Tuesday that he didn’t realize his comments would filter out to the rest of the world.
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“I talked to the organizer, and my impression was that this was a members-only type group that talked about unsolved mysteries all around the world,” said Beckner, 59. …