“Maybe your son is capable of more than you know.” — Doctor in The Accountant
Many of the 120+ names mentioned below occur in The Craven Silence, The After Christmas and “Star” series, dedicated to the JonBenet Ramsey case.
- JonBenét Ramsey [deceased 1996, age 6]
- JonBenét’s father John Ramsey, former CEO of ACCESS GRAPHICS*, engineer, pilot, naval officer, businessman, author
- JonBenét’s mother Patsy Ramsey, former Miss West Virginia [deceased 2006, age 49]
- JonBenét’s brother, Burke Ramsey
John Ramsey – Extended Family
- JonBenét’s half-sister – Elizabeth ‘Beth’ Pasch Ramsey [deceased 1992, age 22]
- JonBenét’s older half-sister – Melinda Ramsey, sometimes resided in Ramsey family home.
- JonBenét’s older half-brother – John Andrew, resided in Ramsey family home, when not at college.
- JonBenét’s uncle and John Ramsey’s brother – Jeff Ramsey
- John Ramsey’s first wife – Lucinda Pasch
Patsy Ramsey – Extended Family
- Patsy’s mother – Nedra Paugh [deceased]
- Patsy’s father – Donald Paugh [deceased]
- Patsy’s younger sister – Pamela Paugh, former Miss West Virginia
- Fleet Russell White, Jr., identified by John Ramsey as possible suspect
- Priscilla Brown White, wife of Fleet and identified by John Ramsey as possible suspect
- Fleet White III , son of Fleet and Priscilla, friend of Burke and identified by John Ramsey as possible suspect
- Daphne White, daughter of Fleet and Priscilla and friend of JonBenét Ramsey
- Glen Stine
- Susan Stine, wife of Glen and identified as possible suspect
- Doug Stine, son of Glen and Susan, friend of Burke and identified as possible suspect
- John Fernie, friend of John Ramsey
- Barbara Fernie, friend of Patsy Ramsey
- Evan Colby, friend of Burke Ramsey, next door neighbor and identified as possible suspect by John Ramsey
- Kyle Colby, Evan’s brother, friend of Burke Ramsey and next door neighbor.
- Mike Archuleta, John Ramsey’s pilot and friend
- Pam Archuleta, [refers to herself as “Pam Barday” in Dateline documentary] Mike’s ex-wife and friend of Patsy
- Stewart Walker, friend of the Ramseys
- Roxanne Walker, friend of the Ramseys
- Bill McReynolds, Santa, identified as possible suspect [deceased]
- Janet McReynolds, Santa’s wife and identified as possible suspect
- Rev. Rolland [Rol] Hoverstock, Episcopal minister in Boulder, Ramsey’s pastor
- Leslie Durgin, Mayor of Boulder
- Jay “Pasta” Elowsky, John Ramsey’s business associate, owner of Pasta Jay’s
- Judith Phillips, family photographer and long-time friend of Patsy [sold portraits of JonBenét after her death to the media without Patsy’s consent]
- Joe Barnhill, took care of JonBenét’s dogs
- Betty Barnhill, wife of Joe [deceased]
- Glenn Meyer, boarded with the Barnhills
- Luther and Melody Stanton, neighbors and ear witnesses
- Diane Brumfitt, neighbor and school counselor
- Stephen Miles, neighbor who lived 6 blocks away and identified as possible suspect by John Ramsey
- Scott Gibbons, the Ramseys’ neighbor to the north who saw flickering lights in their house during the night on December 25th.
Ramsey Case Prosecution
- Alex Hunter, Boulder District Attorney
- Andrew “Lou” Smit, Retired detective [deceased 2010]
- Pete Hofstrom, Assistant District Attorney and alleged Ramsey associate
- Michael Kane, Deputy Boulder District Attorney
- Bill Wise, First Assistant District Attorney
- James Kolar, Investigator for Boulder District Attorney’s office [2005-2006], wrote a book about the case and appeared in CBS documentary
Boulder Law Enforcement
- Rick French, Boulder Police Officer and the first policeman to arrive at the scene at approximately 06:00
- Karl Veitch, Boulder Police Officer and the first policeman to arrive at the scene with French at approximately 06:00
- Paul Reichenbach, patrol sergeant who searched Burke’s room [arrived at 06:45**]
- Barry Weiss, police photographer [arrived at 06:45]
- Sue Barcklow, police officer [arrived at 06:45]
- John Eller, commander of the Boulder police detective division
- Tom Trujillo, Detective sergeant
- Steve Thomas, Former Boulder Police Department Detective and author
- Linda Arndt, Former Detective and one of first officers at the scene
- Fred Patterson, arrived at the scene at the same time as Arndt
- Mark Beckner, Boulder Police Chief
- Tom Koby, Retired Boulder Police Chief
- Tom Wickman, Boulder Police Detective
- Bob Whitson, a retired detective sergeant at the Boulder Police [author]
- Jane Harmer, Boulder Police Detective
- Melissa Hickman, Detective dropped from Ramsey case in April 1997
- Thomas Haney, Boulder Police Detective, conducted June 1998 interrogation of Patsy Ramsey
- Trip DeMuth, former Boulder prosecutor, conducted June 1998 interrogation of Patsy Ramsey. Left his career at Boulder D.A. in September 2000 to work for Mike Bynum
Ramsey Lawyers & Representatives
- Mike Bynum***, Ramsey defense “architect”, Boulder County deputy district attorney in the mid-1970s
- John Stavely, an associate in the law firm of Michael Bynum
- Patrick J. Burke, Denver-based attorney
- Hugh Patrick Furman, University of Colorado law professor
- James K. Jenkins, lawyer hired by John Ramsey for his ex-wife Lucinda Pasch
- Harold Haddon
- Grady Bryan Morgan
- John P. Craver, representing John Ramsey in Stephen Miles vs John Ramsey, National Enquirer – Civil Action
- William R. Gray, representing John Ramsey in Stephen Miles vs John Ramsey, National Enquirer – Civil Action
- Patrick S. Korten, a Washington media consultant, once the top spokesman for the United States Department of Justice, fired in March 1997
- Rachelle Zimmer, Ramsey spokeswoman following Korten’s discharge in 1997
- Lin Wood , threatened to sue CBS on 21 September for their allegations against Burke Ramsey in The Case Of: JonBenét Ramsey
Lockheed – possible persons of interest
- Jeff Merrick, Former Ramsey friend and employee at Access Graphics. The first individual identified as possible suspect by John Ramsey. John also raised suspicions about Jeff’s wife, Kathy.
- Mike Glynn, Ramsey friend, former employee at Access Graphics and named a suspect by John. Had vacationed with the Ramseys and spent time at their home.
- Jim Marino, Ramsey friend, former employee at Access Graphics and also named a suspect by John. Had socialized frequently with John in the 70s and 80s.
- Tom Carson, Chief Financial Officer at Access Graphics, involved in Nedra’s dismissal from the company. Questioned by police after Don Paugh raised suspicions.
- James Plese, Foreman, Age 60. Licensed Pyrotechnician, employee of the Public Service Co. of Colorado. Father of two daughters, one was studying to be an attorney.
- Loretta P. Resnikoff, Assistant Jury Forewoman, Age 40. An Accountant with two children. The daughter of a Navy man.
- Elizabeth M. Annecharico, Age 56. Retired. A frequent listener of public radio and viewer of news-magazine programs.
- Barbara A. McGrath-Arnold, Age 57. A realtor.
- Michelle C. Czopek, Age 40. A nutritionist with two children. She listened to NPR and was a fan of mysteries.
- Frances E. Diekman, Age 60. Mother of three and grandmother of three. She was a previous employee of the county’s probation office.
- Josephine M. Hampton, Age 63. Also a mother of three, with three grandchildren. She was quoted telling Pete Hofstrom “her career in management had taught her how to keep a secret.”
- Martin W. Kordas Jr., Age 65. A native of Connecticut, living in Lafayette, CO, since 1990. He was a war veteran who served in the Navy.
- Susan F. LeFever, Age 45. A California native who moved to Boulder in 1990. She worked for a nonprofit organization and had prior experience as a juror.
- Martin K. Pierce, Age 38. A former utility company service technician. He was quoted saying it would “…stick in his mind” if he put someone on trial who didn’t deserve to be there.
- Tracey L. Vallad, Age 39. A part time night student and single mom to two teenagers.
- Jonathan N. Webb, Age 32. A previous resident of Indianapolis, Webb moved to Colorado in 1995. He has a graduate degree from Georgia Tech, and was attending the University of Colorado for chemical engineering.
Alternate Grand Jurors
- Janice McCallister, Age 52. Dismissed February 24, 1999.
- Polly Palmer, Age 52. Dismissed February 24, 1999.
- Marcia Richardson, Age 50. Dismissed February 24, 1999.
- Teresa Vanfossen, Age 40. Dismissed February 24, 1999.
- Morton Wegman-French, Consultant to high-tech firms. Dismissed February 24, 1999.
- Warren Schmelzer, engineer who accused John Ramsey’s friend Jay Elowsky of attacking him in a parking lot
- Ira Haimann, engineer who was with Schmelzer when Elowsky threatened them with a baseball bat
- Tom Hand, architect in charge of remodeling Ramsey residence
- David S. Sanderton, a Boulder-based criminal defense and civil rights attorney, Republican candidate for Boulder County District Attorney
- Francesco Beuf, JonBenét’s pediatrician
- Ellis Armistad, Team Ramsey investigator
- Brian Scott, gardener
- Jay Pettipeace, House painter
- Diane Hallis, former employee at Access Graphics [witnessed John Ramsey’s behavior in the office after JonBenét’s death]
- Mervin Pugh, wife of Linda Hoffman Pugh, Ramsey handyman, alcoholic, and identified as possible suspect
- Linda Hoffman Pugh, Ramsey housekeeper, Mervin’s wife, and identified by Patsy as possible suspect
- Linda Wilcox, Ramsey housekeeper
- Shirley Brady, Ramsey nanny
- Susan Savage, Ramsey nanny
- Kristine Griffin, JonBenét’s babysitter
- Pamela Griffin, JonBenét’s costume designer
- Randy Simons, JonBenét’s photographer
- Paula Woodward, Emmy-award winning author featured in A&E documentary
- Jim Clemente, investigator in CBS documentary
- Laura Richards, investigator in CBS documentary
- Beth Karas, former New York prosecutor, appeared in Investigation Discovery documentary
- Diane Dimond, television journalist and reporter, appeared in Investigation Discovery documentary, covered JonBenét Ramsey case from start to finish
- John Mark Karr, confessed to the crime in August 2006 [False confession]
- Charlie Brennan, Daily Camera reporter, filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press for the release of Grand Jury Indictments, and won
- Carol McKinley, journalist sued with Fox News by the Ramseys
- Judge Robert Lowenbach, authorized the partial release of Grand Jury indictment documents on October 23, 2013
- Joe Kenda, former Colorado Springs Police Department homicide detective. Featured on the television show, Homicide Hunter.
*A computer services company and a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin
**Some accounts have Reichenbach arriving at the Ramsey residence at 06:10 on December 26th, 1996.
***Besides being a lawyer and friend of John Ramsey, Bynum together with a group of investors purchased the Boulder home where JonBenét was killed.