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Pedro Hernandez Found Guilty of Kidnapping and Killing Etan Patz in 1979

Pedro Hernandez, a former bodega stock clerk who confessed to luring 6-year-old Etan Patz into a basement and attacking him, was found guilty on Tuesday of murder and kidnapping, a long-awaited step toward closure in a case that bedeviled investigators for decades and changed forever the way parents watched over their children. 1,742 more words

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Man Convicted in 1979 Kidnapping, Killing of New York Boy; Victim Was First 'Milk Carton' Missing Child

A New York jury, with the conviction Tuesday of a bodega clerk in the 1979 kidnapping and killing of 6-year-old Etan Patz, brought to a close what a prosecutor called one of the city’s “oldest and most painful unsolved crimes.” 636 more words


Etan Patz Murder: Pedro Hernandez Found Guilty Of Brutally Killing 6-Year-Old In 1979

After nearly 40 years, Etan Patz, who was kidnapped & murdered back in 1979, has finally received justice! Pedro Hernandez was officially declared guilty of killing the 6-year-old boy, with the jury declaring a verdict on Feb. 612 more words

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Pedro Hernandez Convicted Of Killing Etan Patz, Boy Missing Since 1979

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz changed the way we search for missing children, but for nearly four decades, his family could not find closure. 1,425 more words


Jury finds Pedro Hernandez guilty in Etan Patz murder trial

NEW YORK — In the closing of a long and sad chapter in New York history, a Manhattan grand jury ruled Tuesday that Pedro Hernandez is guilt of kidnapping and killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in SoHo in 1979. 408 more words


Despite Heavy Snow, Jury Deliberations Continue On Etan Patz Case

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New York City snowstorm did not stop the jury from deliberating in the re-trial of one of the nation’s most haunting missing children’s cases. 222 more words


Defense lawyers think age of details in Etan Patz's disappearance could lead jury to acquit

LOWER MANHATTAN — The disappearance and killing of Etan Patz, one of the most notorious crimes against a child in New York City history, is now before a jury, which prepares for its fourth day of deliberations on Tuesday. 404 more words