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Etan Patz Case

Mistrial Declared In Etan Patz Case

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 05.08.2015 | Crime

5:05 p.m. The lone holdout on the jury in New York murder trial involving the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz says he couldn...

Jury Expected To Begin Deliberations In Etan Patz Murder Trial

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2015 | Crime

By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK, April 7 (Reuters) - The jury hearing the high-profile case of a former grocery worker accused of murderi...

In Historic Missing Boy Case, Defense Turns Tables On Prosecution

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 06.01.2015 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — An enigmatic figure looms over the trial of a man who confessed to killing Etan Patz: the former suspect who some still believe is b...

Judge: Man Can Face Trial In Etan Patz Murder

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 07.15.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A man charged with murder decades after one of the nation's most infamous child disappearances can be brought to trial, a judge ruled...

Suspect In Etan Patz Case Due In Court; Not Pursuing Insanity Defense

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 02.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A man charged with killing a 6-year-old boy who infamously vanished in 1979 while walking to catch a school bus pleaded not guilty Wednesd...

Lawyer: Not Guilty Plea In Etan Patz Murder

Newsday | John Riley | Posted 01.15.2013 | New York

Former bodega worker Pedro Hernandez appeared in Manhattan Supreme Court Thursday morning, his first appearance after his indictment Wednesday in the ...

NYPD Search For Etan Patz Evidence Comes Up Short

| Posted 08.10.2012 | New York

By Murray Weiss, DNAinfo Columnist / Criminal Justice Editor MANHATTAN — The NYPD returned to the former SoHo bodega where Etan Patz was allegedl...

What If Etan Patz's 'Confessed' Killer Had Had a Lawyer?

Joel Cohen | Posted 08.08.2012 | Crime
Joel Cohen

Pedro Hernandez, the man who has now confessed to murdering six year old Etan Patz 33 years ago, had no lawyer when he decided two weeks ago to confess the killing to the police. Things don't always happen as they do on television.

In Etan Patz Case, A Complex Question Of Duty

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.03.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Decades before he was arrested in one of the country's most haunting missing-child cases, Pedro Hernandez told people he had killed a...

Where Was Cy?

Len Levitt | Posted 07.29.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Why didn't Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance attend Police Commissioner Ray Kelly's momentous news conference last Thursday on the Etan Katz case?

Hernandez's Family Shocked Over Arrest In Etan Patz Case

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.27.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- When police dug up a Manhattan basement last month in a fruitless search for the remains of Etan Patz, a 6-year-old boy who disappeared in...

Man Charged With Murder In Etan Patz Case

Posted 05.25.2012 | New York

NEW YORK, May 25 (Reuters) - A man who police say confessed to strangling Etan Patz was charged with second-degree murder on Friday, 33 years after th...

Pedro Hernandez Charged In Etan Patz Death

AP | COLLEEN LONG and LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 07.25.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Thirty-three years to the day after 6-year-old Etan Patz vanished without a trace while walking to catch a school bus, a man accused ...

Christopher Mathias

PHOTOS: New York City's Other Missing Children | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.25.2012 | New York

Etan Patz's disappearance 33 years ago was perhaps most disturbing, and grabbed the most national headlines, because of its narrative. May 25th, 1979 ...

Police Announce Arrest In Etan Patz Case

AP | COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYS | Posted 07.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A former convenience store worker confessed to luring 6-year-old Etan Patz from his school bus stop in 1979 and choking him to death ...

The Search For Etan Continues

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 06.21.2012 | New York

Watch the video above for the latest news on possible clues in the Etan Patz case. AP--NEW YORK -- The investigation into the disappearance of 6...

Officials Optimistic They'll Find Etan Patz

AP/The Huffington Post | SAMANTHA GROSS and TOM HAYS | Posted 05.11.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Police and the FBI searched a Manhattan basement Thursday for the remains of a 6-year-old boy whose 1979 disappearance on his way to schoo...