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New York, New York / Patz Disappearance / Arrest #1022657

CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 24, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The arrest of stock clerk Pedro Hernandez in the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz† in New York City 33 years ago reported. [NYPD commissioner Raymond KELLY - describes what Hernandez said about murdering Etan in the bodega.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; New York: Susan Candiotti) The police details about the Patz case that led to the arrest for murder, the significance of an FBI statement that the case is not over, the reasons for focusing on Hernandez after the recent publicity and what happens tomorrow with charges and investigation discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former police officer Lou Palumbo and CNN's Jeffrey Toobin about the Patz case. [PALUMBO - raises questions about the confession, the pressure on the police and the emotional state of Hernandez.] [TOOBIN - recounts the transfixing nature of the Patz case; raises questions about whether Hernandez was interviewed in the past, whether this is a false confession.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Candiotti, Susan

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