John Ramsey: Release entire grand jury record, not just indictment, in JonBenet case

From the (Boulder) Daily Camera: John Ramsey has objected to Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett submitting any secret grand-jury indictment in his daughter’s case to a judge to review and release.

In a letter to Garnett dated Sunday on behalf of Ramsey, his attorneys Harold Haddon and Bryan Morgan objected to the release of any indictment without the release of the entire grand jury record.

“Public release of the allegations of an unprosecuted indictment only serves to further defame (John Ramsey) and his late wife Patricia,” the letter reads. “Mr. Ramsey will have no access to whatever evidence the prosecutors presented to the grand jury and will have no ability to disprove those allegations in a court of law. Nor will the public have any ability to evaluate the propriety of the indictment unless the entire grand jury record is unsealed and opened to public view.”

Chief Trial Deputy Sean Finn filed a notice to the court with Ramsey’s letter on Monday. However, he wrote, “This filing does not alter the position of the office of the District Attorney as stated in its response to order to show cause.”

Daily Camera reporter Charlie Brennan and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press filed a lawsuit in September seeking the release of the un-prosecuted indictment of John and Patsy Ramsey on charges relating to their 6-year-old daughter’s death.

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