Investigators in Denver say that they will go over every page of a soon-to-be-released book by the parents of JonBenet Ramsey.
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In an exclusive interview, NewsChannel5's Adam Shapiro spoke with the publisher of the book about what the Ramseys are now saying really happened the night JonBenet was murdered.
"There is so much to this story that has been reported as truth that has not been true, and the Ramseys set the record straight for the first time," publisher Rolf Zetterson said.
He says that John Ramsey revealed what he really did after discovering his daughter's body.
"He talks about his reaction to a police investigator who would question his conduct in a moment of great grief and shock," Zetterson said.
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And the Ramseys claim detectives missed key evidence.
"The misunderstanding that there were no footprints in the snow around the house, so therefore there couldn't have been an intruder, that's patently untrue," Zetterson said.
The Ramseys' book "The Death of Innocence" tells their side of the story with information that remained secret until now. Shapiro reports that they reveal the family's activities the night before JonBenet was killed, the police department's mishandling of the investigation and what they did after finding the ransom note.
Do they know killed JonBenet?
"No, they don't know who killed their daughter," Zetterson said. "The reason they wrote this book is they're hoping the investigation will continue. They would like to see public pressure put on the authorities to continue the investigation and to pursue all possible leads, because they feel that hasn't been done up to this point.
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Zetterson says that he has come to know the Ramseys personally since he approached them to write the book.
He calls them a
warm and caring couple -- people with strong religious faith who have
been the victims of a
"grave injustice" that has reached to the top of Colorado's legal
system and government, Shapiro
"If I could speak to John and Patsy Ramsey, I'd tell them to quit hiding behind their attorneys, quit hiding behind their PR firm, come back to Colorado and work with us to find the killers in this case, no matter where that trail may lead," Colorado
Gov. Bill Ownes said.
Zetterson says that John and Patsy Ramsey were unfairly convicted in the court of public opinion for the murder of JonBenet.
<P>"I don't think they are capable of doing the kind of horrible crime that was done to their daughter," Zetterson said.
According to Shapiro, "The Death of Innocence" is their appeal for understanding and an attempt to answer once and for all the question that everybody is dying to ask.
"Do you think they did this or do you think they are innocent?" Shapiro asked.
"Absolutely not, there is no question in my mind about their innocence," Zetterson said.
The Ramseys' version of what happened will hit bookstores March 17.
And the Ramseys spoke exclusively to ABC's Barbara Walters. That interview airs March 17 on NewsChannel5.
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