The Saga in the Murder of A Little Princess
Have you guys been following the recent developments in the Jon Benet Ramsey murder case. Is it amazing or what. As in this story knocked 'Middle East' out of the A-blocks in Wednesday and Thursday's newscasts all over the nation. Never in my life did I think this murder was going to ever be solved. I remember being glued to the television in the summer of 97 when I just came to Yankee. It was 6 months after the tragedy but this was still all over the news magazines. NOw I just can't get away from the tv ten years after. It is that fascinating. I really felt for the girl and the family because of my soft spot for pageantry. She was such a cute, talented and adorable little child. An absolute doll who had a bright future. I know a lot of people have their opinions about putting children in pageants and all and making them look like adults. That aside if this girl had been given the chance to live, who knows perhaps she would have been Miss Teen America and possible Miss America.
Her death also became synonymous with the worst that could happen to any child and I guess perhaps that, the fact that she was a little beauty queen and all the drama surrounding it is what has made it an iconic case in American crime history. It's funny how my aunt in Charlotte used to put fear into her kids about strangers, getting kidnapped, wandering away etc etc by saying 'You want to become Jon Benet'. Trust a typical Nigerian mother to turn a tragic situation into a positive hometraining tool.
Anyways many were quick to judge Mrs. Ramsey because she put her daughter in pageants. I did cast my suspicion on the parents for a short period but I just could not believe the parents had anything to do with her death because of the manner she was killed, blugeoned and brutalized. I mean it is very graphic, I cringe just thinking about it. But anyways I pray this is this John Mark Karr guy responsible and is locked up for life if he doesn't get the chair. He is such a creepo. Who says they're in love with a 6 year old. What do you guys think about the whole thing? About kids being primped and pomped to look like dolls and grown women to compete in pageants? Do you think he is responsible, after all his ex-wife says (thinks) he was with her that Christmas in 1996. Share your opinions as I would love to read what you folks have to say. This whole thing has also had me thinking about my own safety too o especially with the way I post my name and pictures all over the internet. I am sure other sistas who share their pix too may have had the same concerns cross their minds. I hear some saying 'oh you think you are now a celebrity'. While I will get there one day me I am not claiming it oh. The reason being that real celebrity has BODY GUARD, gun, bullet proof windows, security camera and a dog, whether big or small, that will bark and alert the celebrity to an intruder. Addy the blogging girl with her pictures all over the internet has only a whistle and her nails. Those are on two different levels. Anyways it is only God that is protecting us in this crazy wacky world. If you think about it, no one is safe. If you restrict your self and succumb to fear then you will never move forward in life. But please comment away.
See articles below for reference
John Mark Karr: Murder Suspect
Crime Library Analysis of the Jon Benet Murder Case