Julie Patz

Courtroom sketch of Julie Patz, Etan Patz's mother, testifying at the murder trial of Pedro Hernandez (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Etan Patz’s Mother Returns To Witness Stand In Murder Trial

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.

03/31/2015

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

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

Investigators continue searching on Sunday, April 22nd. (Credit: CBS 2)

FBI Won’t Confirm Reports About Suspicious Stain In Etan Patz Case

On Saturday, sources reported that investigators discovered what they described as a suspicious stain on a concrete wall while tearing apart the basement. However, the FBI won’t conform those reports, and said that Sunday will be a painstaking process.

04/22/2012