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How the Etan Patz Case Was Relaunched

New agent sought 'peace' for missing child's family

(Newser) - The case of Etan Patz was opened in 1979 and almost closed five years ago, but a fairly low-ranking FBI agent brought it back into the limelight —culminating in the recent search of a New York City basement , reveals the New York Times . Agent Thomas McDonald took on the... More »

Famed 1979 Missing Child Case Reopened

Etan Patz disappeared on way to school bus in downtown Manhattan

(Newser) - Manhattan's district attorney is taking a fresh look at the evidence in one of America's most famous missing child cases. Six-year-old Etan Patz vanished on his way to a Manhattan bus stop in 1979. A huge search was mounted, and Patz became the first missing child ever to be shown... More »

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