Etan Patz Killer Sentenced To 25 Years To Life

Pedro Hernandez appears in Manhattan criminal court on Nov. 15, 2012, in New York. He was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life in the killing of Etan Patz.

Pedro Hernandez was sentenced Tuesday in the 1979 killing of the 6-year-old New York City boy, whose disappearance sparked decades of investigation and helped create a generation of wary parents.

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