NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Prosecutors have rested in the murder trial of a man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979.
Defense attorneys will begin presenting evidence Monday. The trial is expected to last at least another month.
Earlier, prosecutors made a presentation that jurors won’t soon forget, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.
Prosecutors staged a chilling demonstration using a small boy and a banana box of the type Pedro Hernandez confessed to using to dispose of Etan’s body, Cornell reported.
Hernandez told authorities he choked the boy in 1979, then put the body in a bag and tossed it in a box.