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Pedro Hernandez still faces trial in death of Etan Patz

Posted: 5:01 PM, May 15, 2013
Updated: 2013-05-15 17:04:22-04
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(CNN) — The murder case will proceed against Pedro Hernandez — accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz, who disappeared on his way to a New York City school bus stop in 1979 — after a motion to toss out the case was denied Wednesday, a court official said.

Harvey Fishbein, Hernandez’s lawyer, said he doesn’t agree with the judge’s decision but is not surprised by it.