A convicted pedophile who is serving a ten-year prison sentence claims that he knows how six-year-old JonBenét Ramsey was killed in 1996. In letters obtained by DailyMailTV, Gary Oliva confessed to watching the young beauty pageant queen die on Christmas night in her Colorado home.
He claims that he "let her slip and her head bashed in half and I watched her die." He also said that he was in love with her.
TheDailyMailTV sent copies of the letters to the Boulder Police Department, who said they have handed them over to investigators.
"The Boulder Police Department is aware of and has investigated Mr. Olivas’ potential involvement in this case. We have passed the additional information you provided onto investigators. We will not comment on any actions or the status of this investigation."
Oliva, who lived blocks from the Ramseys' house in 1996, was considered a suspect in the murder but was cleared by police. After an arrest for an unrelated crime in 2000, investigators obtained his DNA and were able to rule him out as a suspect because they were unable to find a match for DNA at her home.
He is not the first person to claim to be involved in her death. In 2006, John Mark Karr also claimed he was in the room when JonBenét died following an accident. Police also ruled him out as the killer after they were unable to find his DNA at the crime scene.
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