Lou Smit



Age: 75


Summary: longtime police detective who first investigated, then supported the parents of 6-year-old murdered beauty queen Jon-Benet Ramsey when she was found beaten and strangled in the basement of her Boulder, Colorado home on December 26, 1996 but who later resigned because he thought authorities were wrongly focusing on the parents as the culprits, in which the case has never been solved.



Cause of Death: Cancer


Born: April 14, 1935


Died: August 11, 2010


Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado