The abduction of six-year-old Etan Patz off New York City streets in 1979 shocked the nation and gave parents something new to fear, AP reports. The era of children being allowed to roam their neighborhoods freely until dusk and walk alone to school or their bus came to an end and a "new age of paranoia" arrived. "In many ways, it was the end of an era of innocence," said Ernie Allen, president of the National Center for Exploited and Missing Children.
Opening statements began for accused murderer Pedro Hernandez in regard to perhaps one of America’s most famous missing children cases, Etan Patz. Etan Patz was only six years old when he disappeared from his lower Manhattan neighbo... Read Post
Police have arrested a 51-year-old New Jersey man who earlier implicated himself in the 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz, a case that baffled New York City for decades, sparked a nationwide campaign on behalf of missing children and ... Read Post