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Etan Patz
Jury in '79 missing-boy case rehears closing arguments

Jurors in the murder trial surrounding the decades-old missing-child case of Etan Patz took the unusual step of rehearing closing arguments Thursday, a day after saying they were deadlocked. Legal pads in hand, jurors listened and sometimes appeared to jot new entries in already-voluminous notes as a court stenographer began reading the summations in the case against Pedro Hernandez. Jurors made the request Wednesday, when a judge told them to keep trying after the deadlock. Thursday marked the 11th day of deliberations in the case surrounding 6-year-old Etan's 1979 disappearance, which helped draw national attention to the plight of missing children and their families. Jurors had...

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