Here’s an update on five of the cases KOC is following. Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! New York v. Pedro Hernandez/Etan Patz Trial The retrial of Pedro Hernandez continues. Hernandez is accused of murdering 6-year-old Etan Patz in lower Manhattan on May 25, 1979. Patz’s body was never found. In May 1979, Hernandez was 18 years old and working at a corner bodega a few blocks from Patz’s apartment. For the first time, Patz was allowed to walk the two blocks from his apartment to the bus stop. His mother watched him for one block but lost sight for the second. That was when Patz stopped at the bodega to buy a soda. He was murdered in the basement, placed in a garbage bag, and carried out in a box. According to Hernandez’s confession, shortly after his 2012 arrest,…

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