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Judge won't dismiss suit filed by brother of JonBenet Ramsey

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BOULDER, Colo. -

 (AP) - A judge has declined to dismiss a $750 million defamation lawsuit filed against CBS by JonBenet Ramsey's brother.
  
The Boulder Daily Camera reports a circuit court judge in Michigan on Friday denied a motion by CBS and other defendants who asked that he toss the case.
  
Burke Ramsey sued CBS in December 2016, saying his reputation was ruined after a television series that concluded he killed his 6-year-old sister more than two decades ago.
  
The beauty pageant star was found dead in the basement of her family's home in Boulder the day after Christmas in 1996. A prosecutor cleared her parents and brother in 2008 based on DNA evidence.
  
Lawyers for CBS argue the statement that Burke Ramsey killed JonBenet "was never made in the series."
  
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Information from: Daily Camera, http://www.dailycamera.com/

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