Etan Patz

Competency Of Psychiatrist Called Into Question In Etan Patz Trial

The defense attorney, Harvey Fishbein, argued that Dr. Flavia Robatti is not a competent psychiatrist. His investigation, he said, found not one positive reaction to her, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

02/27/2015

(credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Passage Of Time Creates Obstacles In Prosecution Of Patz Case

Trying a man for murder in the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz has come with obstacles created by the passage of time.

02/25/2015

Etan Patz (Credit: Stanley K. Patz)

Lawyer: Newly Discovered Evidence Suggests Neighbors Saw Different Suspect With Boy Who Resembled Etan Patz

Fontier told the court she has found 39 pages of notes taken by a detective who happened to grow up in the same building where Jose Ramos lived. Ramos is the convicted pedophile long suspected in Etan’s 1979 disappearance.

02/24/2015

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: CBS News)

Jurors In Etan Patz Trial Watch Another Videotaped Confession To Boy’s Killing

On Monday, jurors watched another interrogation that took place shortly after Hernandez was picked up by police at his home in New Jersey.

02/23/2015

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (inset) in 1979. (credit: CBS2)

Defense In Etan Patz Murder Trial Claim Interrogation Video Is A Bombshell

The prosecution and defense Friday were preparing jurors for a new video, which could amount to a bombshell in the trial of the man who confessed to killing Etan Patz.

02/20/2015

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: CBS News)

Police Detective Cross-Examined In Etan Patz Trial

Defense lawyers say Hernandez’s confession is fiction, dreamed up by a mentally ill man with a low IQ and a history of hallucinations.

02/19/2015

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: CBS News)

Jury Watches Video Confession In Etan Patz Case

Jurors are hearing the videotaped confession of a man charged in the 1979 kidnapping and murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz.

02/10/2015

(credit: Jane Rosenberg)

2 Witnesses Testify Etan Patz Murder Suspect Claimed He Killed Someone

Two witnesses have testified that a man charged in the 1979 kidnapping and murder of Etan Patz told them decades ago that he had killed someone while working in a bodega in New York City.

02/09/2015

The jury in the Etan Patz trial was shown this photo of what the bodega near the boy's home in SoHo looked like in 1979. (credit: Trial Evidence)

Brother-In-Law Places Defendant At Bodega The Day Etan Patz Disappeared

Juan Santana spent his second day on the witness stand in the Manhattan murder trial of Pedro Hernandez. Santana helped Hernandez get hired as a stockboy at the same bodega where he worked.

02/05/2015

Etan Patz (Credit: Stanley K. Patz)

Etan Patz’ Neighbor, Bodega Cashier Testify At Murder Trial Of Pedro Hernandez

Family friend Karen Jansons testified Tuesday in the trial against Pedro Hernandez, the man who prosecutors said killed 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979.

02/03/2015

Joan Illuzzi Orbon, Julia Patz and Pedro Hernandez in court on Feb. 2, 2015. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Mom Of Etan Patz Testifies At Murder Trial Of Pedro Hernandez

The mother of a 6-year-old boy who vanished on his way to school 35 years ago is testifying in the murder trial of a store clerk accused of killing him.

02/02/2015

FILE -- Pedro Hernandez in court on Nov. 15, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

35 Years After Etan Patz Vanished, Murder Trial Opens

Opening statements began Friday in the trial against Pedro Hernandez, the New Jersey man accused in the disappearance and killing of 6-year-old Etan Patz.

01/30/2015

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: CBS News)

Jury Selection Wraps Up In Etan Patz Murder Case; Opening Arguments Set For Friday

Hernandez, a former shop worker in the Patzes’ neighborhood of SoHo, is accused of killing Etan, who vanished while walking two blocks to a school bus stop on May 25, 1979.

01/29/2015

Etan Patz (Credit: Stanley K. Patz)

For Etan Patz’s Parents, Man’s Murder Trial A Complex Case

The trial partly reflects Stan and Julie Patz’s efforts to keep the investigation going and make missing children a national priority.

01/20/2015

Etan Patz (Credit: Stanley K. Patz)

Attorney: New Informant In Etan Patz Case Is An Inmate

Prosecutors’ recently revealed informant in the infamous missing-child case of Etan Patz is a Rikers Island inmate.

01/16/2015

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