publication date: Wednesday, December 23, 1998 (part of Round III)

category: Victims

clue: That little John girl looks good in death... I mean, a dress.

explanation: The "little John girl" in the clue is a reference to part of Ramsey's first name. She was murdered by an unknown aggressor in the mid-1990s. Earlier, she had gained local fame as a beauty pageant contestant, but wasn't known nationally until her mysterious murder. The "looks good" part of the clue refers to her beauty. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Hardie, Edward Tegge, Ryan Orsucci, and Karrie Mazurkiewicz

trivia: Participation in the goo game spiked during the first weeks of early rounds, because Scott would send an email to his friends suggesting that they start playing in the new round. Some of these players would inevitably stop playing the following week.


Similar Goos

JonBenét Ramsey

her murder case is pretty cold by now Go »

Imelda Marcos

Island-hopping in this widow's shoes would be easy. She's got thousands of pairs. Go »

Fiona Apple

Fruit this young is almost criminal. Go »

Mother Teresa

A sister at 18, a nobel in 79. She died at 87. Go »

Angie Zapata

This hate crime victim wouldn't have been one if we hated crime more than we hate certain victims. Go »

Betty Ong

Chinatown remembers the contributions its daughter made in the air on 9/11 Go »