Levi Aron, the former hardware store clerk who pleaded guilty earlier this month to kidnapping and killing eight-year-old Leiby Kletzky last July, was sentenced today in Brooklyn court to a sentence of 40 years to life in prison.
The sentence was in keeping with a plea deal Aron's lawyers had worke ... More >>
Levi Aron, the Borough Park man in custody since last summer after confessing to police that he abducted and dismembered eight-year-old Leiby Kletzky, pleaded guilty today to second-degree murder and kidnapping in a plea deal that will carry a sentence of 40 years to life.
Aron's lawyers said one o ... More >>
The full confession of Levi Aron, the Brooklyn man who has been charged with murdering and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, is now available. In a distinctive cramped hand, Aron writes dispassionately of how he went about smothering Leiby and hacking his body into two pieces.
Levi Aron, the Brooklyn man accused of killing and dismembering 8-year-old Borough Park boy Leiby Kletzky last month, has been deemed fit to stand trial after pleading not guilty. He was arraigned today on first-degree murder and kidnapping charges. Reports also came out today about Aron's be ... More >>
Police are continuing to search the home of Levi Aron, the Brooklyn man who admitted to killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, and yesterday removed bags marked "kids pants" and "blue child's spoon, pink cup," thus leaving room for speculation that he's murdered before. The attic apartment in Kens ... More >>
The Kensington home of 35-year-old Levi Aron was again the focus of investigators in the case of 8-year-old Brooklyn boy Leiby Kletzky, who Aron admitted to killing last week. The circumstances of the boy's smothering and the disposal of his body are still mysterious, with no evidence yet pub ... More >>
Levi Aron, the 35-year-old man who confessed to to the murder of 8-year-old Brooklyn boy Leiby Kletzky, has been going through a series of psych exams at Bellevue. Defense attorneys who spent two hours with him say they believe he's mentally unstable, that he's "been hearing voices for some t ... More >>
New details continue to emerge about Levi Aron, the Brooklyn man who confessed to killing and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky this past week. Police sources said that Aron's family claims the 35-year-old was in a car accident at age 10 which impaired him mentally. Co-workers at the hardware ... More >>
When Levi Aron was first fingered in the kidnapping and brutal murder of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky in Brooklyn, his ex-wife Debbie Kivel told the New York Post, "It's completely out of the character of the Levi that I know, I am in shock. I am not believing this." She went on to say, "He loved ... More >>
NBC NY has obtained a transcript "edited to remove parts of an extremely graphic nature" of the confession of Levi Aron, the man who allegedly killed 8-year-old Brooklyn boy Leiby Kletzky. The confession is odd and, obviously, disturbing, even without the "graphic" details. It includes a trip ... More >>
Just accept the fact that Levi Aron's reported confession for murdering Leiby Kletzky is mostly bullshit for what he has left out. After the funeral (a too quick one) Wednesday night, we may never know for sure whether the little boy was sexually molested. But go back to the surveillance vide ... More >>
"His demeanor is not good," said Pierre Bazile today in court, where he represented Levi Aron, the 35-year-old Brooklyn man charged today with the abduction and murder of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky. Aron did not enter a plea and is being held without bail on charges of first-degree murder and k ... More >>
An 8-year-old Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn boy was found dead in two separate locations on Tuesday night after going missing as he left day camp on Monday. Leibby Kletzky's body was discovered in a Dumpster at 20th St. and Fourth Avenue, where the police were lead by a man in custody who said "he ... More >>
Spurred on by Jewish funeral laws mandating that the service take place within 24 hours of death, the funeral of murdered 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky could occur as early as tonight. Various times are circulating around the net, but Yeshiva World News, a good source for info in the Hasidic comm ... More >>
The New York Post spoke to Debbie Kivel, the ex-wife of Levi Aron, the 35-year-old man arrested today for the murder and dismemberment of 8-year-old Brooklyn boy Leiby Kletzky. As in the aftermath of any crime, particularly such a heinous one orchestrated at the hands of someone you know -- ... More >>