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Etan Patz Jury Says It's 'Deadlocked'; Will Continue Deliberating

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

It's been 11 days since the jury began deliberating in the trial of the man accused of kidnapping and murdering a 6-year-old in 1979.

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Jury Deliberates for Fifth Day in Etan Patz Murder Trial

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

A jury continued reviewing testimony and evidence against Pedro Hernandez, the man who confessed to police that he killed the boy in 1979.

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Jurors Begin Deliberations in Etan Patz Case

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Jurors deliberated for about 90 minutes Wednesday before going home for the day.

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Prosecutors in Patz Case Prepare to Deliver Closing Argument

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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Pedro Hernandez is accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz. After a 10-week trial, prosecutors are expected to rest their case Tuesday.

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In Patz Trial, Defense Will Present a Different Suspect

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Defense attorneys for Pedro Hernandez will ask an informant to testify against a convicted child molester who's long been seen as the lead suspect in the Etan Patz disappearance. 

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Opening Statements Today in Etan Patz Case

Friday, January 30, 2015

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More than three decades after the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz, a trial is opening today for the man accused of his killing.

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Judge: Confession Can Be Used in Etan Patz Trial

Monday, November 24, 2014

A suspect with a low IQ understood his rights when he told investigators two years ago that he choked a 6-year-old boy to death in 1979, a judge ruled Monday.

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Judge in Missing Boy Case to Determine if Confession Was Legally Obtained

Sunday, September 14, 2014

A hearing on Monday in the Etan Patz case is likely to feature videotaped confession by suspect Pedro Hernandez.

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Etan Patz Case Closed? FBI May Not Be Convinced

Friday, February 07, 2014

With a suspect in custody and a murder confession reportedly on tape, it would seem that the NYPD has finally solved the case of missing child Etan Patz.

But as Pro Publica reporter Joaquin Sapien discovered, the FBI might not agree that 52-year-old Pedro Hernandez is Patz’s killer. In ...

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Etan Patz, Confession, and Mental Illness

Monday, December 23, 2013

In May 2012, the NYPD finally brought resolution to the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz when it announced that Pedro Hernandez had confessed to his murder. That confession has now been called into question. WNYC investigative reporter Robert Lewis and ProPublica reporter Joaquin Sapien discuss why the NYPD's failure to record Hernandez's interrogation might complicate a guilty verdict.

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Missing: A Boy and the Evidence Against His Accused Killer

Monday, December 23, 2013

Three decades after 6-year-old Etan Patz disappeared, police suddenly had a suspect. Then they chose not to record his interrogation, a decision that could affect their case.

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Did The NYPD Push A Mentally Ill Man To Falsely Confess To Murder?

Monday, December 23, 2013

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Despite promising to start videotaping interrogations, the NYPD didn't. Now we might never know what really happened to Etan Patz.

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NJ Man Pleads Not Guilty in Etan Patz Case

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The man charged with killing a 6-year-old New York City boy in 1979 has pleaded not guilty to murder despite police saying he confessed to the crime.

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Suspect in Etan Patz Case Indicted on Murder, Kidnapping Charges

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The suspect in the infamous 1979 disappearance of a 6-year-old boy from his New York City neighborhood has been formally charged with murder and kidnapping.

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Longtime Etan Patz Suspect Released, Then Held

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

A man long considered the prime suspect in the disappearance of a New York City boy more than three decades ago was released from a Pennsylvania prison on Wednesday, then immediately arrested on a Megan's Law violation after providing an outdated address of where he would be residing, state police said.

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Former Suspect in Etan Patz Case to be Freed

Sunday, October 28, 2012

While prosecutors weigh what to do about a suspect who surprisingly surfaced this spring in the landmark 1979 disappearance case of Etan Patz, the man who was the prime suspect for years is about to go free after more than two decades in prison for molesting other children.

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NYPD Continues Investigation of Etan Patz's Death in Soho Basement

Friday, August 10, 2012

NYPD detectives and evidence technicians are once again on scene at the basement of a Soho building at West Broadway and Prince Street where Etan Patz was allegedly killed in 1979.

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NYPD Returns to Alleged Etan Patz Killer's Bodega in Soho

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Police are going in and out of the basement in Soho at West Broadway and Prince Street where Etan Patz was allegedly killed in 1979 as part of an investigation related to the case.

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Court Date of Confessed Patz Killer Postponed

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The court date for the confessed killer of a schoolboy who vanished from a New York City street 33 years ago is being postponed for three months as authorities and his lawyer continue to investigate.

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What We Know About the Confessed Etan Killer

Monday, June 11, 2012

The confessed killer of schoolboy Etan Patz grew up on a farm in Puerto Rico with no electricity or running water along with his 11 brothers and sisters, according to a New York Times article that explores the turbulent life of the accused murderer.

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