The jury in the trial of the man accused of killing Etan Patz wrapped up a fifth day of deliberations Tuesday without reaching a verdict.
The jury began its fourth day of deliberations Monday in the trial of the man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz nearly 36 years ago.
The jury at the Etan Patz murder trial is in its third day of deliberations.
Jurors got the cast against 54-year-old Pedro Hernandez – the man accused of luring and killing the 6-year-old boy in SoHo nearly 36 years ago — Wednesday afternoon.
Jurors began deliberations Wednesday afternoon in the trial of Pedro Hernandez – the man accused of luring and killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in SoHo nearly 36 years ago.
The case of a New York City boy who vanished in 1979 has helped save many children from a similar fate, Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi-Orbon said Tuesday.
On Monday, jurors heard closing arguments in the case against a 54-year-old New Jersey man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz on May 25, 1979, as the boy walked to school for the first time on his own.
Yvonne Velez, the final witness to testify in Hernandez’s murder trial, said she and the defendant were girlfriend and boyfriend in Puerto Rico when she was 12 and Hernandez was 15.
A psychiatrist called by the prosecution in the Etan Patz murder trial returned to the witness stand Tuesaday.
Etan Patz’s mother returned to the witness stand Tuesday, called to knock down a statement made by convicted child molester Jose Ramos to a jailhouse informant.
Ex-con Jack Colbert, who shared a prison cell twice with Jose Ramos, testified that the convicted pedophile told him he knew Etan, knew where he caught the school bus and was afraid of being prosecuted in the case.
Rothschild said Ramos recounted in horrifying detail how he molested Etan and other boys.
Prosecutor Joan Illuzzi-Orbon suggested Stuart GraBois was so obsessed with the case that he followed up on psychic tips.
Frank Carroll, a former Bronx prosecutor, testified for the defense that 33 years ago — three years after 6-year-old Etan vanished in 1979 — Jose Ramos became a prime suspect.
Dr. Bruce Frumkin testified that Pedro Hernandez would be less able to cope with a police interrogation because of his low IQ and mental disorder.