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Second Trial Set For Deli Worker Accused Of Killing Missing Boy

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2016 | Crime

By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK, June 10 (Reuters) - A new trial for the former New York deli worker who confessed to strangling 6-year-ol...

New Prosecutor To Take Over Retrial Of Etan Patz Murder

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2016 | Crime

NEW YORK, June 1 (Reuters) - The lead prosecutor in the Etan Patz murder trial, which ended in a mistrial with a hung jury last month, has stepped d...

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...

Etan Patz Trial Focuses On Day Boy Vanished

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2015 | Crime

(Adds additional testimony from defendant's brother-in-law) By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Prosecutors i...

Murder Trial Of NYC Boy Missing 35 Years Gets Underway

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2015 | Crime

(Adds details on defense opening statement, trial to resume on Monday) By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK, Jan 30 (Reuters) - ...

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...

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...

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...

LOOK: Mugshot Of Etan Patz Suspect Released

Posted 05.31.2012 | New York

(Photo: NYPD) A mugshot of Pedro Hernandez, the murder suspect in the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz, has been released by the NYPD. Las...

LOOK: Etan Patz's Parents Ask That Media Leave Them Alone

Posted 05.29.2012 | New York

The parents of Etan Patz would just like the media to leave them alone. Clearly, Pedro Hernandez's confession last week to the death and disappear...

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?

Etan Patz Murder Suspect Knew 'Intimate Details,' Sources Say

Posted 05.27.2012 | Crime

Pedro Hernandez, the suspect who allegedly admitted to killing Etan Patz more than 30 years ago, knew "intimate details" about the boy that lead polic...

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...

Man Who Confessed To Etan Patz Murder Expected In Court

Posted 05.25.2012 | New York

Nearly 33 years after the disappearance of Etan Patz, a 6-year-old Manhattan boy who went missing in 1979, police announced the arrest of a suspect in...