NJ Man Confesses to Killing Etan Patz
Shocking new details
- Duration 1:58
- Date May 25, 2012
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Pedro Hernandez -- reportedly on suicide watch at Bellevue hospital he is scheduled to be arraigned here Manhattan Criminal Court sometime today he could be arraigned.
At the hospital if necessary but in any case up pretty surprising development in this case this guy was not one of the prime suspect the investigators knew about -- He was on a detective's report -- apparently never been question.
This is a guy who supposedly years ago had confessed to family members that.
He had gone a bad thing in his -- -- -- the child in New York but.
It wasn't until last month when the NYPD in the FBI dug up the basement of -- -- crowds home and urged her body.
That someone -- -- Hernandez contact bill.
Report that Pedro might be real killer.
That's he told detectives that you heard that he -- -- to the store.
Strangled him in the basement and then left his body -- a -- while.
But you don't get a interestingly there are still some investigators -- this case who are skeptical because there's still no direct evidence.
Of a murder we've heard from people who were in the neighborhood in the SoHo neighborhood at the time they kind disappeared in new Hernandez they said that he was.
Kind of strange that he kept to himself that he would walk by himself that he never talked anyone wasn't very friendly and now we're hearing from neighbors.
Of his in New Jersey -- live to give us a very similar description that he is a guy who.
Didn't talk much he was very quiet.
The only time they saw me be -- front porch smoking cigarettes -- -- live with a twenty year old daughter and his second wife in New -- and police have told us now that.
This man was remorseful during his confession and his brother in law now says that he hopes that this will all lead to some closure for the -- family.
Still incredibly 33 years the day they become page one missing.
This day now national missing children's day because -- be Tom Bates.
And now apparently we have his killer.