Details Crucial in Patz Case

    Image #: 18038542    Pedro Hernandez is arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court via video link seen here in this courtroom sketch in New York May 25, 2012. Hernandez, 51, who worked as a stock boy in a small food store on the Manhattan SoHo street where Etan Patz was last seen on May 25, 1979, was charged with a single count of second-degree murder, according to court records.  REUTERS/Shirley Shepherd   (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW)         Reuters/Shirley Shepherd /LANDOV


    The man who recently confessed to killing 6-year-old Etan Patz more than 30 years ago shared “intimate details” of the killing with detectives, sources told the New York Post. According to the Post, the suspect’s inside knowledge of the case has convinced at least some New York City Police Department detectives that Pedro Hernandez, a bodega stockboy at the time of the killing, was involved. But the FBI reportedly remains skeptical about the credibility of Hernandez’s confession. “The bosses are very skeptical,” a source told reporters. “They don’t believe him. He’s got mental problems, and there’s no other evidence. They think we moved too fast.”

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