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Longtime Etan Patz murder suspect might not testify

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.

Suspect in NYC missing boy case pondered his guilt

4 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

A psychologist's report shows that Pedro Hernandez, who is charged in the 1979 abduction and murder of Etan Patz, was at times delusional

Judge: Confession From Etan Patz's Alleged Killer Can Be Used In Trial

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 › ]

Taped confessions of man charged in Etan Patz's killing are admissible

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.

Confession of accused Etan Patz killer admissible as evidence: NY court

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

Confession by suspect in Etan Patz murder can be used: judge

In the chilling admission, Pedro Hernandez, 53, described how he violently attacked the small boy after luring him into a SoHo bodega.

Confession admissible in Etan Patz murder case

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Judge to allow suspect's confession in 1979 choking death of 6-year-old Brooklyn boy in landmark missing child case

Confession of accused Etan Patz killer admissible as evidence: NY court

last monthNews : The Newsroom

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

Judge to rule in Etan Patz confession

last monthNews / Crime : Crimesider

In 2012, Pedro Hernandez was charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979

Judge Denies News Media Copies of Videotapes in Patz Case

The public release of videotaped statements by a man who said he killed Etan Patz would poison a jury pool, a New York State judge ruled on Monday.

NYPD detective grilled over Etan Patz murder confession

He was comforting the "killer" of 6-year-old Etan Patz. One of the main detectives who worked to get a bombshell confession from Pedro Hernandez defended the gentleness he showed the accused killer during a court appearance Tuesday.

New confession video in Etan Patz murder case

People passed by on the sidewalks of stylish SoHo, oblivious to the odd but noteworthy scene unfolding in the vicinity of West Broadway and Prince Street: Pedro Hernandez, a 53-year-old from New Jersey with a low IQ and a history ofShow More Summary

How Detectives Coaxed Suspect In Etan Patz Murder To Confess

by Joe Sexton, ProPublica, and Nate Schweber, Sep. 18, 2014, 6:33 p.m. For more about the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz, a case that frustrated and mystified police for decades, read the story ProPublica produced with WNYC in...Show More Summary

Taped confession in 1979 killing of Etan Patz played in court

The accused killer of 6-year-old Manhattan boy Etan Patz burst into sobs and admitted “it was just something that happened” in a chilling videotape played in court Thursday.

Jurors hear Etan Patz’s accused killer confess to choking boy, leaving him to die in trash bag

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A New Jersey man accused of the murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 calmly confessed on a videotape played in court on Monday to choking the boy and stuffing him alive in a garbage bag he tossed in an alley. A Manhattan judge will decide whether the confession taped by police in 2012 will be...

The Voice Of Evil: Chilling Confession Tape Of Etan Patz’s Alleged Killer Plays For Judge In Court Hearing — ‘Something Took Over Me, & I Was Just Choking Him’

A man charged with killing a boy in 1979 calmly discussed strangling the child in a confession tape that has become the hot issue in a murder trial. Pedro … READ ON

Patz murder suspect: "Something just took over me"

3 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Judge considers confession tape as evidence in the murder case of Pedro Hernandez, who is accused of killing Etan Patz in New York City in 1979

Judge sees confession tape in Etan Patz case

3 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

A judge will decide whether the confession can be used as evidence at the murder trial of Pedro Hernandez, the man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan in 1979

New Jersey man’s confession to killing Etan Patz heard in court

The man accused of the 1979 disappearance and murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz said he “just couldn't” resist the urge to choke the child in a chilling confession video played in public for the first time Monday.

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