Ian Huntley has BRAGGED that he will be free within three years.

Huntley was given a life sentence of which he must serve at least 40 years in 2005.

He now claims that he is a reformed character after attending a series of self-help classes. A source claims: ‘Huntley sees himself as a reformed character and has been complaining about his 40-year sentence.

‘He has been banging on about it to fellow inmates and some of the prison guards.

Huntley denied killing Holly and Jessica and during the search for the two school girls and he went on camera to give interviews to the media.

The children’s bodies were found in a ditch two weeks after they vanished in 2002. They had left a family barbecue to go and buy sweets from a nearby shop when they were abducted.