Etan Patz

Pedro Hernandez (L - credit: Inside Edition), Etan Patz (R - credit: Personal Photo)

New Details Emerge About Etan Patz Murder Suspect’s Confession

With Pedro Hernandez giving a detailed confession in the disappearance of Etan Patz, authorities are now working on corroborating it.

06/01/2012

Pedro Hernandez  mugshot (credit: Handout)

DA Vance: Too Soon To Say How Confident He Is About Suspect In Patz Case

District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. says it’s “premature” to say how confident he is that a former stock clerk is the person who killed a boy who vanished in 1979.

05/31/2012

Pedro Hernandez  mugshot (credit: Handout)

New Police Photo Surfaces Of Suspect In Etan Patz Killing

Pedro Hernandez told investigators that on May 25, 1979, he lured Patz into the basement of a SoHo deli where he worked, choked him, put his body in a plastic bag and threw it out with the trash, police said.

05/30/2012

Pedro Hernandez/Etan Patz (credit: CBS 2)

Police Probe Reports Of Previous Alleged Confessions By Suspect In 1979 Etan Patz Case

Pedro Hernandez is still in the hospital where he was arraigned bedside Friday on second-degree murder charges in the 33-year-old case.

05/29/2012

Pedro Hernandez (L - credit: Inside Edition), Etan Patz (R - credit: Personal Photo)

Police Continue To Investigate The Death Of Etan Patz In Confessed Killer’s Home Town

Police have continued to investigate the death of Etan Patz. Pedro Hernandez confessed to killing Patz thirty-three years ago, according to investigators. They have now started to focus their investigation on what he told other people in the years following Etan’s death.

05/28/2012

Pedro Hernandez and his alleged mental disorders (Credit: CBS 2)

Report: Some FBI Officials Unconvinced That Hernandez Is Responsible For Death Of Etan Patz

“Juries like to know the “why,” John Miller explained. “And there’s something missing in this story here. It’s very unlikely that he just lured a boy down into the basement with a soda and killed him for the simple thrill of it.”

05/27/2012

Pedro Hernandez (L - credit: Inside Edition), Etan Patz (R - credit: Personal Photo)

Pedro Hernandez, Charged With Murdering Etan Patz, Remains On Suicide Watch

The suspect in the killing of Etan Patz remained on suicide watch on Saturday morning. Pedro Hernandez is charged with second-degree murder in the 33-year-old killing.

05/26/2012

Pedro Hernandez/Etan Patz (credit: CBS 2)

Pedro Hernandez Arraigned On Murder Charge In 1979 Etan Patz Disappearance

Wearing an orange jumpsuit and seated with his hands behind his back, Pedro Hernandez was arraigned from his bedside at Bellevue Hospital via teleconference. He did not enter a plea.

05/25/2012

Pedro Hernandez (L - credit: Inside Edition), Etan Patz (R - credit: Personal Photo)

Forensic Psychologist: Accused Killer’s Motivation Is Key To Understanding Patz Murder Mystery

Many questions remain about why Hernandez confessed now and how he has lived with his deadly secret for so many years.

05/25/2012

A makeshift memorial for Etan Patz sits on the sidewalk at the corner of West Broadway and Prince Street in New York City on Friday, May 25, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

New Yorkers Express Relief, Sadness Over Apparent Break In 1979 Etan Patz Cold Case

At the corner of West Broadway and Prince Street sits a makeshift memorial with flowers and a teddy bear.Once a Bodega, it was there, police said, that 51-year-old Pedro Hernandez killed the 6-year-old 33 years ago.

05/25/2012

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N.J. Man Arrested In Cold Case Murder Of 6-Year-Old Etan Patz

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said after Pedro Hernandez was questioned in New Jersey Wednesday night, he voluntarily returned to New York City and took police to the scene of the crime.

05/24/2012

Etan Patz (credit: Personal Photo)

For Years, NYC Officials Have Struggled To Deal With Emotional Toll Of Etan Patz Case

There have been nine police commissioners since Etan Patz disappeared 33 years ago Friday, but the man in charge of the NYPD back then says the case frustrated him, haunted him and left a deep emotional tie.

05/24/2012

A photo of Madeleine McCann released in 2007 (credit: Handout/Getty Images)/An age-progressed image of Madeleine McCann shows what she might look like today at age 9. (credit: Teri Blythe)

New Image Of Missing UK Girl Madeleine McCann Released

British authorities announced new efforts Wednesday to solve the case Madeleine McCann, a little girl who disappeared in 2007 while her family was on vacation in Portugal.

04/25/2012

New York City police and F.B.I. investigators remove debris from a crime scene in Soho where investigators searched for evidence of a six year-old boy who has been missing for 33 years on April 20, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: No Obvious Human Remains Found In Etan Patz Search

The excavation of a Manhattan basement yielded no obvious human remains and little forensic evidence that would help solve the decades-long mystery of what happened to Etan Patz, a 6-year-old who vanished while walking to a bus stop 33 years ago.

04/23/2012

Etan Patz (credit: Personal Photo)

No Remains Found In SoHo Basement, Search For Etan Patz Will Continue

As rain poured on SoHo FBI Agents and the NYPD packed up their equipment and concluded Sunday’s search for the remains of Etan Patz. Patz disappeared on his way to catch a school bus thirty-three years ago.

04/22/2012

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