The defense rested earlier than anticipated in the Etan Patz murder retrial Friday — a surprise strategic move that put prosecutors on edge.
The FBI got key information into the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz years before the DA charged Pedro Hernandez.
Lawyers for Pedro Hernandez, who is on trial on charges of killing Etan Patz in 1979, continued to build on arguments that he has schizotypal personality disorder.
The man who confessed to murdering 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 has a personality disorder that makes him susceptible to delusions.
Prosecutors argued that Pedro Hernandez lured Etan into the basement of a bodega in 1979 and strangled him, and has been racked with guilt ever since.
The new jury saw for the first time the murder suspect’s confession to strangling 6-year-old Etan Patz.
Prosecutors have called several people who said they had heard Pedro Hernandez, the man accused of the 1979 murder, admit to killing a child in New York City.
Pedro Hernandez confessed to strangling a “muchacho” to his ex-wife before they were married, the former spouse testified.
It's the retrial that feels like a rerun — with the chance of a surprise ending.
A former pal of 6-year-old Etan Patz’s accused killer, Pedro Hernandez, testified the suspect told him years ago he had “strangled” a child.
A man who says he heard the accused killer of Etan Patz confess at a farm retreat was forced to defend inconsistencies in his testimony.
Etan Patz’s “imaginary friend” may have been real — and his killer, the defense lawyer for the boy’s alleged murderer suggested Monday.
Jury selection has begun in the retrial of Pedro Hernandez, the man accused of murdering six-year-old Etan Patz, who disappeared from Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood in 1979. The post Jury Selection Begins In Retrial Of Man Accused Of Murdering 6-Year-Old Etan Patz appeared first on CrimeFeed.
The lone holdout juror for a not-guilty verdict in the first trial of the man accused of killing the 6-year-old in 1979 was among several prior jurors present for the first day of the retrial
Many reporters asked me why I came to the opening arguments at the re-trial of Pedro Hernandez on Wednesday. The simple answer is that I wanted to see if the prosecution had any new evidence to support their claim that Pedro Hernandez murdered Etan Patz in 1979. And the answer is no. They have nothing...
Prosecutors portrayed Pedro Hernandez as a vicious killer in the opening statements of his retrial, while his lawyer insisted on his innocence.
It was “a crime that forever changed the face of our city,” and Pedro Hernandez was responsible, a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday.
Opening statements will start Wednesday in the retrial of a man accused of kidnapping and killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979.
A jury has been seated for the retrial of Pedro Hernandez, who is accused of kidnapping the killing 6-year-old Etan in 1979. Opening statements are scheduled for Wednesday.
Prosecutors and defense lawyers are moving with caution in selecting a jury, trying to pick people who would not have preconceived notions. That has created a process the judge calls “extraordinarily long.”