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Etan Patz jury ends 7th day without verdict in 36-year-old murder case
Etan Patz jury ends 7th day without verdict in 36-year-old murder case

Jurors deciding the fate of a former grocery store clerk charged in the slaying of 6-year-old Etan Patz ended their seventh day of deliberations Thursday without a verdict after requesting hours of testimony be read back to them. Judge Maxwell Wiley estimated that the readbacks, to done in court by a court reporter, would take at least four to six hours. They were expected to begin Friday morning. Throughout previous readbacks, defendant Pedro Hernandez, 54, has sat quietly and looked straight ahead, as he did throughout the trial. His wife and grown daughter sit in court each day a couple of rows behind him in the wooden benches of the spectator section. The seven-man, five-woman jury...

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