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  • Etan Patz's mom testifies about suspect defense hints is real killer

    Etan Patz's mom testifies about suspect defense hints is real killer
    The mother of Etan Patz, a 6-year-old boy who vanished on his way to school more than 35 years ago, retook the witness stand Tuesday in the case of her son's accused killer as the lengthy trial neared its end and prosecutors began presenting witnesses to rebut the defense's case.
  • Former informant: Pedophile admitted molesting Etan Patz

    A former jailhouse informant testified Thursday that someone other than the man on trial for killing 6-year-old Etan Patz admitted decades ago to kidnapping and molesting him. Jeffrey Rothschild, now 67, took the stand for the defense representing...

    Ex-prosecutor: 2nd man confessed in NYC missing boy case

    A convicted child molester claimed he accosted a young boy who looked like Etan Patz the same day in 1979 that Patz disappeared, a former federal prosecutor told a jury on Monday at the trial of another man accused of murder in the infamous missing...

    Judge: Potatoes can't be evidence in Etan Patz murder trial

    A New York judge says 50 pounds of potatoes and a produce box can't be used as evidence in the murder trial of the man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (AY'-tahn payts) in 1979. Judge Maxwell Wiley on Thursday denied the defense request, saying it...

    Defense wants potatoes to be evidence in Etan Patz trial

    A judge is considering whether 50 pounds of potatoes and a produce box can be used as evidence in the trial of a man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. The suspect, Pedro Hernandez, said he choked Etan in the basement of a convenience store...