Jury selection will begin on Feb. 22, 2016. The re-trial is expected to begin in March.
More drama has erupted in the quest for justice for Etan Patz, one month after the case against a man accused in his death ended in a mistrial.
Joan Illuzzi-Orbon will face off against former Democratic candidate Michael McMahon.
Earlier this month, jurors were unable to reach a decision after 18 days and more than 100 hours of deliberations.
After hearing every word of nearly three months of testimony, Stan Patz is sure that Pedro Hernandez kidnapped and killed his son, Etan — even if the jury wasn’t.
The judge has decided the jury is hung and says he will declare a mistrial in the Etan Patz case, CBS2’s Jessica Schneider reported.
Day 17 of jury deliberations in the Etan Patz murder case drew to a close Thursday with still no verdict.
A day after telling the judge for the second time that it is deadlocked and cannot reach a verdict, jurors in the Etan Patz murder case are returning Wednesday for a 16th day of deliberations.
The jury in the Etan Patz murder case has again informed the judge that it is deadlocked.
A 14th day deliberations began Monday in the case against Pedro Hernandez. Jurors requested a printer to make hard copies of their spreadsheet for discussion.
Jurors in the murder trial stemming from the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz are heading into day 13 of deliberations Friday.
Jurors in the murder trial stemming from the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz on Thursday headed back to a New York courtroom after saying they were deadlocked.
The jury in the Etan Patz murder case has sent a note to the judge saying it cannot agree unanimously on a verdict.
Pedro Hernandez has confessed to luring 6-year-old Etan Patz into the basement of a SoHo bodega in May 1979 and strangling him. The child’s body was never found.
The jury deciding the fate of Pedro Hernandez held a ninth day of deliberations Monday.