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Mentally ill man to stand trial for 1979 murder of SoHo boy

The mentally ill man charged with abducting and killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 will stand trial in early 2015 after several delays in his case.

Longtime suspect in Etan Patz case gets prison time

4 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Seventy-year-old Jose Ramos was convicted in January of providing false information to prison officials

Trial postponed in Etan Patz murder case

6 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Pedro Hernandez, 52, is charged with killing Etan Patz, who disappeared in 1979 while walking to his school bus stop; police said Hernandez confessed to the crime

Missing: A Boy and The Evidence Against His Accused Killer

At a hearing in March in State Supreme Court in Manhattan, Hernandez’s lawyer will seek to have the confession to the killing of Etan Patz deemed illegitimate, in significant part because of the failure to record what went on in a Camden...Show More Summary

Etan Patz Update: Murder suspect Pedro Hernandez could face trial next spring

last yearNews / Crime : Crimesider

Pedro Hernandez, the murder suspect in the Etan Patz case, could face trial in spring 2014

NY judge rules man who confessed to Etan Patz murder to stand trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New Jersey man who confessed to the 1979 killing of Etan Patz should stand trial for murder and kidnapping in the 6-year-old boy's disappearance, a judge ruled on Wednesday.

Etan Patz Case Update: Judge declines to nix '79 NYC child-killing case

last yearNews / Crime : Crimesider

Etan became one of the first vanished children to be pictured on a milk carton

Etan Patz Case: NYC judge to decide whether 1979 child-killing case can be brought to trial

last yearNews / Crime : Crimesider

Pedro Hernandez of Maple Shade, N.J., was awaiting a ruling due Wednesday in the case surrounding 6-year-old Etan Patz, last seen walking to his Manhattan school bus stop in 1979

Etan Patz Case: Pedro Hernandez, N.J. man who admitted to 1979 murder of 6-year-old boy, wants charges dropped, lawyer says

last yearNews / Crime : Crimesider

Pedro Hernandez's lawyer says his client is mentally ill and his admission to killing Etan Patz, 6, in 1979 is not reliable

6-Year-Old Etan Patz' Confessed ‘Killer’ Might Be Changing His Story

Post by Jeanne SagerRemember Etan Patz, the first "child on a milk carton," whose alleged killer was finally arrested last year, more than 30 years after the 6-year-old disappeared? As if 33 years of not knowing wasn't bad enough for his family, they've been delivered another blow today. Show More Summary

Etan Patz Confession False, Lawyer Declares

The Etan Patz confession may be thrown out if the suspect’s lawyer has his way. Defense lawyer Harvey Fishbein wrote in new court papers that the man, Pedro Hernandez, gave a false confession. Fishbein added that the confession was false, contained several questionable claims, and was made only after Hernandez went through seven hours of [...]Show More Summary

Etan Patz Case: Murder suspect Pedro Hernandez pleads not guilty, says boy was still breathing when he dumped body

2 years agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Pedro Hernandez pleaded not guilty despite police saying he confessed to killing Etan Patz in 1979

Etan Patz's Last Moments Were Horrifying According to Accused Murder's 'Confession' (VIDEO)

Post by Kiri BlakeleyThirty-three years after 6-year-old Etan Patz disappeared from a bus stop near his New York home, some answers may be finally emerging as to what happened to him. In some ways, that's certainly good. The family and the community want answers. Show More Summary

Etan Patz case: New Jersey man pleads not guilty in 1979 death of NYC boy

2 years agoNews : Field Notes

The man charged with killing a 6-year-old New York City boy who was infamously abducted in 1979 pleaded not guilty Wednesday, even as his lawyer insisted his confession to police was false. Pedro Hernandez, 51, wore a gray sweatsuit and answered "not guilty" at the hearing in …

Suspect in Patz Murder Pleads Not Guilty

After court, a defense lawyer said Pedro Hernandez, as a result of mental illness and other issues, had given authorities a false confession that led to his indictment in the 1979 killing of Etan Patz, a 6-year-old.

Suspect in Etan Patz killing pleads ‘not guilty’

2 years agoNews : The Lookout

NEW YORK—The man charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 pleaded not guilty on Wednesday—in spite of the fact police say he confessed to murdering the boy shortly after he was arrested in the case earlier this year. Pedro Hernandez, 51, appeared in court dressed in a gray sweatsuit, where he quietly entered a [...]

Etan Patz suspect pleads not guilty

The man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder and one count of kidnapping in the 1979 case. Pedro Hernandez was indicted last month by a grand jury after he confessed in May to killing the child, though his attorney said his client had falsely confessed. Hernandez's next [...]

New Jersey man pleads not guilty to 1979 murder of Etan Patz

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New Jersey man who confessed to killing Etan Patz - a 6-year-old boy who vanished from his New York City neighborhood three decades ago - pleaded not guilty in a New York court on Wednesday to charges of murder and kidnapping.

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