Paedo ‘admits to killing JonBenét Ramsey’ 22 years after six-year-old child model was murdered, saying ‘I watched her die’

A CONVICTED paedophile has admitted he killed six-year-old beauty pageant queen JonBenét Ramsey, it has been reported.

Gary Oliva, 54, is currently serving a 10-year sentence for child pornography and has been a longtime suspect in the murder, finally confessed in letters seen by DailyMailTV.

JonBenét Ramsey was found dead on December 26, 1996
JonBenét Ramsey was found dead on December 26, 1996

JonBenét’s death made national headlines in the US in December 1996 when she was found dead in her family’s home in Boulder, Colorado.

The child beauty queen was bludgeoned, strangled and hidden underneath a white blanket with a nylon cord around her neck, her wrists bound above her head and her mouth covered by duct tape.

Oliva wrote in his letter from a Colorado prison: “I never loved anyone like I did JonBenét and yet I let her slip and her head bashed in half and I watched her die. It was an accident.”

In another letter the paedo described the child’s “glowing beautiful skin” and “divine God-body”.

Convicted paedophile Gary Oliva has reportedly confessed to the murder of JonBenét
Convicted paedophile Gary Oliva has reportedly confessed to the murder of JonBenét
Boulder County Sheriff’s Office

The letters were reportedly sent to music publicist Michael Vail, who is a former high school classmate of Oliva’s.

Vail suspected Oliva was involved with JonBenét’s murder for 22 years and told DailyMailTV that the written confession is enough proof to have him charged with the crime.

The letters have now been shown to Boulder police.

Police spokesperson Laurie Ogden told DailyMailTV: “The Boulder Police Department is aware of and has investigated Mr. Olivas’ potential involvement in this case.

The six-year-old beauty queen's death made national headlines in the US
The six-year-old beauty queen’s death made national headlines in the US
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“We have passed the additional information you provided onto investigators. We will not comment on any actions or the status of this investigation.”

Nobody has been charged with the six-year-old’s death since her body was discovered by her father John Ramsey in the basement of the family home almost 23 years ago on December 26, 1996.

Detectives believe she was murdered on Christmas Day.

The family were immediately thought of as suspects by police, but JonBenét’s parents and brother were cleared in 2008 by DNA evidence.

Oliva does not explain why he was at the Ramsey’s home that night, but investigations show he was using an address just 10 blocks away when she was murdered.

He was arrested in 2016 for possessing child pornography on his phone and started sending Vail the letter from his cell in Limon Correctional Facility.

A police report from his arrest shows he had hundreds of photos of the beauty pageant queen on his phone when it was seized, DailyMailTV reports.

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