Etan Patz's remains unlikely to ever be found, authorities say

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Investigators are poring over decades-old sanitation records and garbage truck routes, weighing whether to undertake a massive search for Etan Patz's remains in city landfills, a law enforcement source and city officials said Saturday.

That daunting prospect materialized suddenly, after a New Jersey man confessed last week to killing Etan in 1979. Police say he told them he stuffed the 6-year-old...

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