JonBenet Ramsey: Brother Burke Remembers 6-Year-Old's Funeral

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Burke Ramsey is one of two surviving members of the Colorado family that lost daughter JonBenet in December 1996.

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the beauty pageant participant's death, Burke has agreed to a sit-down with Dr. Phil.

Burke Ramsey, Dr. Phil

There's something off about the 29-year-old, something creepy in the way he smiles and the way his eyes shift here and there while he talks.

In the latest clip from Dr. Phil's three-part interview, Burke spoke briefly about JonBenet's funeral.

"Yah, I remember the viewing. I remember the casket was small and her eyes were closed," Burke said.

"I think one of her eyes was a little droopy or something. I thought that was weird."

Dr. Phil asked what was going through Burke's mind when he saw his sister like that.

"That was weird," he shared. "That was traumatizing a little bit."

"It was a lot of sadness. I don't think I fully grasped, like 'After this, I won't see her again.'

"I remember my parents being really upset. I can remember my dad leaning down and giving her a kiss."

Jon Benet Ramsey

For as awkward as he appears to be, Burke doesn't mince words when it comes to the media storm that has encircled his life for the past twenty years.

“I know people think I did it; that my parents did it," Burke said of the murder, in which JonBenet was found in the basement of the family's home.

The first thing I remember is my mom bursting into my room really frantic saying ‘Oh my gosh, oh my gosh,’ running around my room, now, I know, looking for JonBenet."

Burke also remembers the TV vans and camera crews that have been in his face over the years.

“Seeing that as a little kid is just kind of a chaotic nightmare, so I was pretty skeptical of any sort of media, it just made me a very private person," Burke revealed.

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"As to what I’m doing now, it’s the 20th anniversary and apparently still a lot of tension around it, I guess I kind of wanted to make it about remembering her and not just another news story.”

While Burke is telling his side, former suspect John Mark Karr claims he knows exactly who killed the six-year-old, but will take his secret to the grave.

“I’m going to protect every person that needs to be protected,” Mark Karr told producers of the three-part documentary, JonBenet: An American Murder  Mystery.

“Maybe God up in Heaven will forgive me for some of the things that I did to help other people!”

JonBenet: An American Murder Mystery miniseries premieres tonight on Investigation Discovery at 10 p.m.

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