Pedro Hernandez’s sentencing brings a close to the nearly 40-year-old missing-child case.
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The holdout juror from Pedro Hernandez’s first trial skipped Tuesday’s sentencing but said it didn’t surprise him.
A former delicatessen worker convicted of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in a 1979 New York slaying that helped raise national awareness about the plight of abducted children was sentenced on Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison. Pedro...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — The 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz helped catalyze a national missing-children's movement. Six-year-old Etan was one of the first children whose disappearance was publicized in what became a high-profile way: on milk cartons. Show More Summary
After two trials, former store clerk Pedro Hernandez has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz.
Pedro Hernandez was sentenced Tuesday in the 1979 killing of the 6-year-old New York City boy, whose disappearance sparked decades of investigation and helped create a generation of wary parents.
Almost four decades after first-grader Etan Patz set out for school, a former store clerk convicted of killing him was sentenced on Tuesday
Almost four decades after first-grader Etan Patz set out for school and ended up at the heart of one of America's most influential missing-child cases, a former store clerk convicted of killing him was sentenced on Tuesday to at least 25 years in prison. Pedro Hernandez's sentencing was the culmination...
38 years following his six-year-old victim's disappearance, the man convicted of kidnapping and murdering Etan Patz has been sentenced. A jury found Pedro Hernandez guilty in February, following his second trial for the famous cold case...Show More Summary
The 56-year-old former convenience store clerk was convicted in February of killing the 6-year-old New York City boy.
The man convicted in the infamous murder of Etan Patz was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life behind bars.
Nearly 40 years after the disappearance of Etan Patz made headlines, a New York man convicted of killing the 6-year-old — who was the first child to appear on a milk carton — will soon learn his punishment, the Huffington Post reports. Pedro...Show More Summary
The sentencing of Mr. Hernandez, who was found guilty of the 1979 kidnapping and murder, brings to a close a case that bedeviled investigators for decades.
NEW YORK, April 18 (Reuters) - A former delicatessen worker who killed 6-year-old New York City boy Etan Patz in a 1979 slaying that helped raise national awareness about the plight of abducted children was sentenced on Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
A former New York City deli clerk is set to be sentenced Tuesday in New York for the 1979 abduction and murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz, one of the first missing children to be pictured on a milk container. The case began nearly 38 years...Show More Summary
The former delicatessen worker convicted of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz is due to be sentenced on Tuesday, nearly 40 years after the boy’s disappearance in New York City helped raise national awareness about the plight of abducted children. Pedro Hernandez, 56, faces a maximum sentence of 25...
Prosecutors say a defendant's murder conviction in a retrial over the disappearance and death of 6-year-old Etan Patz (AY'-tahn payts) in 1979 was the result of methodical deliberations by a … Click to Continue »
Jurors in Pedro Hernandez’s second trial knew during proceedings that members of the first jury were often in the audience.
The sentencing of Etan Patz's convicted killer will be postponed while the defense mulls its legal options, the judge in the case decided.