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Etan Patz jury deliberates fate of New Jersey man accused of murder
Etan Patz jury deliberates fate of New Jersey man accused of murder

A New York jury on Wednesday began deliberations in the trial of a New Jersey man accused of abducting and killing 6-year-old Etan Patz nearly 36 years ago - one of the nation's most high-profile missing child cases. The jury of seven men and five women received the case after hearing more than two months of testimony in the trial of Pedro Hernandez, 54, who was arrested in 2012 and charged in Etan’s disappearance. Etan vanished from his SoHo neighborhood on May 25, 1979, when his mother let him walk on his own to the bus stop. The boy’s body was never found. He was declared dead in 2001. Jurors met for about 90 minutes Wednesday and will resume Thursday. Before...

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