John Mark Karr's Child Porn Case Dismissed

John Mark Karr was officially released from the Sonoma County jail and the child pornography case against the onetime suspect in the murder of JonBenét Ramsey was dismissed on Thursday after prosecutors said they didn’t have enough evidence to bring the case to trial.

“While it was known that child pornography was in Mr. Karr’s computer, the people cannot prove beyond a reasonable doubt that he possessed it within the specific timeframe required under the law,” Donna Edwards, spokeswoman for the Sonoma County District Attorney, said Thursday.

John Mark Karr Facing Child-Porn Charges

John Mark Karr, who confessed to the 1996 JonBenet Ramsey murder but was cleared by DNA evidence, is expected to be arraigned on child pornography charges on Wednesday in a Sonoma County courtroom.

Karr’s arrival at Oakland International Airport late Tuesday was greeted with considerably less fanfare than his touchdown in Los Angeles last month after he’d been arrested in Thailand for allegedly killing JonBenet.

Karr E-Mails Describe 'Love' for JonBenet

Excerpts from John Mark Karr’s e-mails and phone calls to University of Colorado, Boulder journalism professor Michael Tracey were posted Monday on the Boulder County District Attorney’s Web site after the case against Karr in the 1996 slaying of JonBenet Ramsey was dropped.

John Mark Karr Case Collapses

With DNA test results shattering the case against John Mark Karr in the 1996 killing of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey, a public outcry has arisen regarding the handling of the case by Boulder, Colo., officials.

The biggest question seems to be how Boulder district attorney Mary Lacy could have believed Karr’s confession – that he’d been with JonBenet when she died – to begin with.

John Mark Karr Behind Bars in Boulder

John Mark Karr is behind bars in Boulder, Colo., where he’ll face charges that he killed 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey in 1996.

Karr landed at Jefferson County Airport outside of Boulder on Thursday evening after a three-hour flight from California’s Long Beach Airport. Although he didn’t enjoy the champagne and prawns he was served during his business-class flight from Thailand to Los Angeles over the weekend, he still traveled in style.

John Mark Karr: In His Words

While in custody in Bangkok last week, John Mark Karr, the suspect in the 1996 killing of JonBenet Ramsey, spoke with Thai officials. In its new issue, PEOPLE has exclusive excerpts of the interviews.

On JonBenet’s death:
The Ramseys “feel their daughter was brutally murdered, and she wasn’t,” Karr told a Thai official. “It looks like that but she wasn’t. I want them to hear the truth. … I need closure and (JonBenet’s) family needs closure. … All of us have gone through enough pain.”

Could This Be JonBenét's Killer?

It started with a stunning phone call: There was a new suspect in the case. Patsy Ramsey – her cancer spreading, her strength sapped – boarded a plane to Colorado last February and, with her husband, John, went to see Boulder County District Attorney Mary Lacy. There had been other suspects, and even a number of false confessions, but this time was different: This suspect seemed to know undisclosed details of the crime scene.

Karr's Family Selling Book, Movie Rights

Relatives of accused JonBenet Ramsey killer John Mark Karr secured movie and book rights to the family’s story on Wednesday, and hope to use any money raised to hire a defense attorney for Karr and pay for college for his three teenage sons.

Karr’s father, Wexford Karr, and brother hired SilverCreek Entertainment president Larry Garrison to represent them in any media deals and to help them find a top lawyer to represent Karr, the Associated Press reports.

John Mark Karr Heading to Colorado

The case of “The People v. John Karr” got underway Tuesday in the Los Angeles County Courthouse, where the man who claims he was with JonBenet Ramsey at the time of her 1996 murder in the basement of her parents’ Boulder, Colo., home waived his right to contest extradition to Colorado – and will soon be on his way there to face charges against him.

John Mark Karr Due in Court Tuesday

John Mark Karr is scheduled to be in a Los Angeles courtroom Tuesday morning for an extradition hearing, as the legal gears begin to turn for the suspect in the 1996 killing of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey.

In court, Karr, 41, will hear the charges against him and tell a judge whether he will contest extradition, the Boulder County District Attorney’s office said Monday.