Convenience Store Clerk Convicted of Murdering 6-Year-Old Etan Patz, who Vanished in 1979

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    A verdict has been reached in an infamous New York City kidnapping case nearly thirty-eight years ago, after a little boy vanished while walking to the school bus.

    FOX’s Tonya J. Powers reports from New York:

    A jury has found Pedro Hernandez of New Jersey guilty of murder during a kidnapping in the Etan Patz case. Hernandez was a convenience store clerk in Patz’ neighborhood when the boy, who was just six-years-old, went missing in the summer of 1979.

    Patz became one of he first missing children ever pictured on milk cartons. It was a retrial for Hernandez, he had confessed, but his lawyers said the admission was the imaginings of a mentally ill man.

    The previous trial was declared a mistrial when all but one juror agreed to convict.

    In New York City, Tonya J. Powers, FOX News.

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