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Video Shows Detectives Comforted Suspect While Confessing To 1979 Case Of Missing Etan Patz

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The man suspected of killing a 6-year-old boy in one of New York City’s most notorious missing children’s cases burst into tears during a videotaped confession as detectives hugged and comforted him. 374 more words


Detective Describes Moments Before Suspect Confessed To Killing Etan Patz

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A police detective testified Thursday that Pedro Hernandez initially denied knowing anything about the death of Etan Patz before breaking down and admitting to killing the 6-year-old boy in 1979. 734 more words


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

By: Natasja Sheriff

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. 537 more words


Pedro Hernandez's confession to murdering Etan Patz questioned

(PIX11) — The arrest and subsequent confession stood to end a 30-year-old investigation into the disappearance, and presumed murder of six-year old Etan Patz.

After all, this was the case that essentially changed the way New Yorkers looked after their children. 296 more words


Man opens up about the murder of Etan Katz: "Something Just Took Over Me"

In this New York Times story, Pedro Hernandez, 53, made a full confession in court about the murder of Etan Katz. Hernandez allegedly killed the boy almost 33 years ago. 260 more words

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Pedro Hernandez confesses to murder of Etan Patz in chilling video

NEW YORK (PIX11) — The Manhattan’s DA’s office says Pedro Hernandez  is responsible for the 1979 disappearance and murder of Etan Patz.

Hernandez appeared in a 7th Floor courtroom at 111 Centre Street Monday, along with a throng of media and the parents of Patz. 286 more words


'Something took over': Judge weighs Pedro Hernandez confession to killing Etan Patz

NEW YORK (PIX11) - The man the Manhattan District Attorney’s office says is responsible for the disappearance and murder of Etan Patz — Pedro Hernandez — was in a 7th Floor courtroom at 111 Centre Street today. 320 more words