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  • Etan Patz parents seek reversal of ’04 conviction in murder case

    6 days ago

    The parents of Etan Patz, a Jewish boy who was killed in 1979, are seeking the overturning of a 2004 judgement blaming a pedophile for the boy’s murder — which they claim was perpetrated by a different person.

    Etan’s father, Stan Patz, filed an affidavit on Wednesday morning in...

  • Prosecutors seek 2nd trial in Etan Patz case following mistrial

    May 11, 2015 | 11:02 am

    Prosecutors requested a second trial for the accused killer of 6-year-old Etan Patz after a mistrial was declared.

    New York State Supreme Court Justice Maxwell Wiley declared the mistrial on Friday after twice ordering the jury to continue deliberating when it said it could not...

  • Etan Patz suspect’s sister reportedly told police he’d confessed to boy’s murder

    May 29, 2012 | 11:06 am

    Etan Patz’ murder suspect’s sister says she told police in the 1980s that her brother had killed a boy, according to Good Morning America.

    Norma Hernandez, 53, said that she was informed by family members that her brother had confessed to abducting and killing Etan to a prayer group...

  • Murder arraignment 33 years after Etan Patz vanished

    May 25, 2012 | 10:40 am

    A man who confessed to strangling Etan Patz faced arraignment for murder on Friday, exactly 33 years after the 6-year-old boy vanished from his New York neighborhood and soon changed the way the nation responds to missing children.

    Pedro Hernandez, 51, who worked as a stock boy in a...