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Pedro Hernandez Confession

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...

Did The NYPD Force A False Confession In The Murder Of Etan Patz?

ProPublica | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

By Joaquin Sapien and Hanna Trudo, ProPublica. Dec. 23, 2013, 4 a.m.A version of this story was co-produced with WNYC. Listen to it here.Shortly afte...

Hernandez Wrote 'I Killed Him' On Photo Of Etan Patz

Posted 06.08.2012 | New York

An important detail has emerged in Pedro Hernandez's confession to the 1979 killing of six-year-old Etan Patz, but authorities are still struggling to...

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.

NYPD May Search Landfill For Etan Patz's Body

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2012 | New York

By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK, May 28 (Reuters) - New York police have requested trash hauling records going back to 1979, the year 6-y...