Etan Patz

Confessed Patz killer knew rights: expert
A suspect understood his right to stay silent before he confessed to killing a boy whose 1979 disappearance helped spur a missing-children's movement, a prosecution psychologist said Monday, contrasting a defense expert's view of a question under scrutiny as the case heads toward trial.
Key hearing Monday for NJ suspect in 1979 Etan Patz case
NEW YORK (AP) -- Pedro Hernandez hadn't attracted much attention from police before detectives came to his suburban New Jersey door on a tip one morning in May 2012. Seven hours later, the investigators' video cameras started rolling as he admitted killing a 6-year-old boy whose 1979 disap…
New Allegations Against Patz Killing Suspect
The man charged with killing a 6-year-old New York City boy in one of the nation's most notorious missing-child cases has a disturbing history of beating his wife, molesting a relative and drug use, prosecutors said in court documents released Wednesday.
Ruling Due In Etan Patz Case
A man charged with murder decades after one of the nation's most infamous child disappearances is due to learn whether a judge believes there's enough evidence to bring the case to trial.

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