Philip Chism, the Danvers teenager accused of murdering and raping his 24-year-old high school math teacher, Colleen Ritzer, has admitted to killing her. 

State police say that Chism admitted to killing Ritzer on Oct. 22, 2013, but says he did not have sexual contact with her.

Ritzer's body was found in the woods nearby Danvers High School with a note that read "I hate you all."

A pretrial hearing is scheduled for Thursday in Salem Superior Court.  Philip Chism is being held without bail and is not expected to attend the hearing.