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Pedro Hernandez Arrest

Accused Etan Patz Murderer Thought Confessing Would Set Him Free

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2015 | Crime

By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK, April 2 (Reuters) - A jury hearing the case of a former grocery worker accused of killing a missing New Y...

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...

NYPD Searching For Evidence In Etan Patz Case

AP | Posted 10.10.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Detectives returned Friday to the site of a former grocery store in the investigation into the 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz, a 6-y...

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...

NYPD Officials 'Absolutely Certain' That Suspect Killed Etan Patz

| Posted 08.08.2012 | New York

By Murray Weiss DNAinfo Columnist / Criminal Justice Editor NEW YORK CITY — New details have cops "absolutely certain" Pedro Hernandez is guilty...

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...

A Long Road For Prosecutors In Etan Patz Case

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.28.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- For prosecutors, the work is just beginning after the astonishing arrest last week of a man who police say confessed to strangling a 6-yea...

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...

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 ...

Etan Patz, My Children, And Me

Lisa Belkin | Posted 07.25.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

We are teaching them that the world is more dangerous than it actually is, that everyone and anyone is out to get them, that they need an adult close to keep them safe.

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 ...