1.Gary Oliva, 54, a convicted pedophile who is currently serving a 10-year sentence in a Colorado prison for child pornography, has admitted in letters obtained by DailyMailTV he killed her by accident.
2.Gary Oliva is a Colorado sex offender who has a “history of sexually abusing minors” and who lived near the home of JonBenet Ramsey at the time the young beauty pageant contestant was murdered.
3.Gary Oliva will be eligible for parole from Limon Correctional facility, Colorado in October 2020 and his mandatory release date is October 2025
4.In a 2016 article on Gary Oliva, The Denver Post quoted him as saying that he felt a need to build a shrine to the slain child. “JonBenet’s murder touched me very deeply,” Oliva told The Post. “I feel she was an exceptional girl whose death was an exceptional loss. I felt the need to build a monument, a shrine, to remember this little girl.”
5.Oliva, who was once jailed for trying to strangle his mother, wrote: '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. Please believe me. She was not like the other kids.'