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Cold Case Etan Patz Suspect Charged Allison Joyce / Getty Images

Etan Patz Suspect Charged

Pedro Hernandez was formally charged Friday with second degree murder in connection to the 1979 death of Etan Patz. Hernandez was placed under suicide watch Friday morning at New York's Bellevue Hospital and will be arraigned from his hospital bed. In the wake of the charges late Friday, Hernandez's lawyer said his client is bipolar and schizophrenic. Hernandez confessed to strangling the six-year-old to death after luring him to the basement of a bodega with the promise of a soda. Friday was the 33-year anniversary of Patz's disappearance.

May 25, 2012 6:50 PM