The search for Etan Patz, a 6-year-old New York boy who disappeared more than three decades ago, is expected to resume Monday after it was suspended for “operational reasons,” an FBI spokesman said.
A law enforcement source briefed on the investigation said no evidence of human remains has been found so far in the basement of a building in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood where investigators are looking.
Around 2 p.m. Sunday, investigators searching the basement abruptly folded up a tent they had erected to shield them from a nasty rainstorm.
Moments later, two large New York Police Department vans rolled in, obstructing most of the view of the scene. Through a small break between the vehicles, photographers were able to catch a glimpse of something being loaded into the side of an unmarked blue van.
FBI spokesman Peter Donald declined to discuss the reasons behind the search’s suspension. “We’ll be back…
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