Karr Wines and Dines, Returns to the U.S.

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Boulder, CO- John Mark Karr's flight from Thailand should land in Los Angeles around 12 A.M Monday morning.

The Associated Press Reported:

"Before takeoff, Karr took a glass of champagne from a flight attendant and clinked glasses with Spray, who sipped orange juice.

Dinner on board, served on a starched white tablecloth with silverware, was one many passengers would envy. Karr started with a pate, then had a green salad with walnut dressing. The main course was fried king prawn with steamed rice and broccoli, followed by a slice of Valrhona chocolate cake for desert. Karr drank a beer, crushing the can with his hands when it was empty, then moved on to a glass of French chardonnay with his main course."

Whatever happen to the normal flight menu including a hoagie sandwich, chips and soda, with a side of peanuts? One must assume that menu was unavailable for the main suspect of America's most notorious murder of the decade. Karr sipped champagne and ate king fried prawn instead.

The Boulder, CO. District Attorney released a copy of the original ransom note left in the home of John and Patsy Ramsey.

The ransome note reads: (spellings and phrases are word for word)

"Mr Ramsey,

Listen Carefully! We are a group of individuals that represent a small foreign faution. We respect your bussiness but not the country that it serves. At this time we have your daughter in our posession. She is safe and unharmed and if you want her to see 1997, you must follow our instructions to the letter.

You will withdraw $118,000.00 from your account. $100,000 will be in $100 bills and the remaining $18,000 will be in $20 bills. Make sure that you bring an adequate size attache to the bank. When you get home you will put the money in a brown paper bag. I will call you between 8 and 10am tomorrow to instruct you on delivery. I advise you to be rested. If we monitor you getiing the money early, we might call you early to arrange an earlier delivery of the money and hence a earlier pick-up of your daughter.

Any deviation of my instructions will result in the immediate execution of your daughter. you will also be denied her remains for proper burial. The two gentlemen watching over your daughter do not particulerly  like you so I advise you not to provoke them. Speaking to anyone about your situation such as Police, F.B.I, ect.. will result in your daughter being beheaded. If we catch you talking to a stray dog, she dies. If you alert bank authorities, she dies. If money is in any way marked or tampered with, she dies. You will be scanned for electronic devices and if any are found, she dies. You can try to deceive us but be warned that we are familiar with law enforcement counter measures and tactics. You stand a 99% chance of killing your daughter if you try to out smart us. Follow our instructions and you stand a 100% chance of getting her back. You and your family are under constant scatiny as well as the authorities.

Don't try to grow a brain John. You are not the only fat cat around so don't think that killing will be difficult. Don't underestimate us John. Use that good southern common sense of yours. It is up to you now John!

Victory! S.B.T.C

JM 12-27-96"

John Mark Karr was flown back to the U.S. Sunday night to face charges of first degree murder, feloneous assault, and rape.

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