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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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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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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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Man Arrested In Death of Etan Patz

Friday, May 25, 2012

An arrest has been made in the 1979 disappearance of six-year-old Etan Patz, who went missing on his way to school 33 years ago today. The arrest may bring the cold case that first got America talking about missing children to a close. Lisa Cohen, journalist and author of “After Etan: The Missing Child Case that Held America Captive,” discusses the case's development.

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