The judge in the Etan Patz murder case closed an important — and typically public — hearing over evidence.
Prosecutors warned prospective jurors in the Etan Patz murder case to expect “Columbo-like” evidence.
Prosecutors first disclosed the informant's existence last week in the infamous missing-child case
The informant prosecutors have testifying against accused Etan Patz killer Pedro Hernandez is a fellow jail inmate.
Jury selection is underway for Hernandez's murder trial in 6-year-old Etan's 1979 disappearance, which helped change the nation's approach to missing-children cases
The murder trial over the killing of 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 may be three months long but will at least be “interesting,” a judge said.
New Yorkers familiar with the Etan Patz case are not exempt from jury duty, a Manhattan judge told about 100 potential panelists Monday.
Jury selection is scheduled to start Monday for the murder trial of Pedro Hernandez, of Maple Shade, New Jersey, who wasn't a suspect in the Etan Patz case until police got a tip in 2012
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A former deli worker goes on trial on Monday for the murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz, whose disappearance more than three decades ago while walking to a school bus stop galvanized the nation’s attention to the issue of missing children. Pedro Hernandez, 53, who...
The videotaped confession is expected to be the key piece of evidence as Hernandez’s murder trial gets underway.
Jurors may not to see the man long suspected of killing Etan Patz at the trial of Pedro Hernandez, who is charged with the crime.
A psychologist's report shows that Pedro Hernandez, who is charged in the 1979 abduction and murder of Etan Patz, was at times delusional
A Manhattan judge ruled today that the confession of a man who admitted to murdering Etan Patz can be used in a trial, having determined that he was of sufficiently sound mind to exercise his right to remain silent. [ more › ]
The videotaped confessions of a New Jersey man charged with murdering Etan Patz, the 6-year-old who vanished in 1979 on his way to his school bus stop in Manhattan, can be used in court, a New York judge has ruled.
By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters) - The confession of a man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz, who vanished from a New York street more than three decades ago, can be used as evidence against him, a Manhattan court ruled on Monday. Show More Summary
In the chilling admission, Pedro Hernandez, 53, described how he violently attacked the small boy after luring him into a SoHo bodega.
Judge to allow suspect's confession in 1979 choking death of 6-year-old Brooklyn boy in landmark missing child case
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The confession of a man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz of New York in 1979 could be used as evidence against him, a Manhattan court ruled on Monday. Pedro Hernandez, who confessed to police in 2012 that he had choked Patz and stuffed him alive in a garbage bag, has been charged with murder. Show More Summary
In 2012, Pedro Hernandez was charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979
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