Levi Aron, the Brooklyn store clerk who pleaded guilty to killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison.
Levi Aron, the Brooklyn man accused of killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder and kidnapping.
A lawyer for the man accused of killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky said his client has a mental deficiency due to inbreeding in the Chasidic community.
The trial of Levi Aron, the Brooklyn man accused of killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, will stay in Brooklyn, an appeals court ruled.
A lawyer for the man who confessed to killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky said the confession was coerced and his client is insane.
Levi Aron, the Brooklyn man who is accused of killing and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment.
The parents of murdered 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky have created a memorial fund in their son's name to assist the needy.
A leading American Orthodox rabbi said that child abuse should be reported to rabbis, not police.
A grand jury in New York indicted Levi Aron for the murder of 8-year old Leiby Kletzky.
Leiby Kletzky was given a combination of drugs before he was smothered and killed, New York's medical examiner said.
The man charged in the murder of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky reportedly tried to kidnap other boys.