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Jurors Ready to Wary in Etan Patz Homicide Lawsuit Re-Hearing

Feb 04, 2017 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

A New York prosecutor urged a jury to believe the videotaped confession of a man who told police he lured and killed six-year-old Etan Patz in 1979, though he later recanted the confession and claimed mental illness.

Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi said in her closing argument that the defendant, Pedro Hernandez, 56, had given details during the 2012 confession that only the killer could have known.

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