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>> Nearly 40 years after 6-year-old Etan Patz disappeared in New York City, his killer finally pays the price. Former deli worker Pedro Hernandez was found guilty in February of murder and kidnapping. That verdict bringing one of the country's highest profile unsolved cases to a close. Etan vanished in 1979 as he walked to a school bus stop in Manhattan.
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He became one of the first missing children to appear on milk cartons. His disappearance helping to bring about a national database of such cases. In 2012, Hernandez confessed to killing Patz, with his lawyers arguing police coercion as well as mental illness. Then in 2015, a mistrial occurred with a single juror unconvinced of his guilt.
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But now, at last, Etan's father Stan Patz and his family are seeing justice done with Hernandez facing years of incarceration.