Today in True Crime History: December 25
1929 — The Lawson family is murdered in Germanton, North Carolina. Charles Lawson, a sharecropper, murders his wife and six children.
1996 — JonBenét Ramsey, age 6, is killed in her family’s Boulder, Colorado, home. A ransom note was found in the home, and her body was found in the home’s basement eight hours after her family realized she was missing. Her murder remains unsolved.