Levi Aron was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison in the death of Leiby Kletzky. The 36-year-old pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and kidnapping earlier this month.
The big worry is that the powerful Orthodox Jewish group administering the program will insist that a rabbi grant permission before authorities are notified of sex abuse or domestic violence accusations.
Levi Aron pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and kidnapping.
The family has agreed to the deal, as they have no desire to recount their pain through a trial, sources told 1010 WiNS’ Juliet Papa. Aron will reportedly be sentenced to 40 years-to-life in prison for last summer’s brutal murder.
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Levi Aron’s defense attorneys said authorities told him what to write down when he allegedly confessed to the crime.
In the wake of the death of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky of Brooklyn, lawmakers are calling for a new law that would toughen penalties against child predators.
The lawsuits stated Aron’s father should have known what was going on with his son and could have stopped the crime.
The Brooklyn district attorney’s office began placing special stickers in storefront windows Tuesday letting children know it is a safe place to go for help in the event of an emergency.
“It hurts too much to think about it,” Aron reportedly said, discussing what he calls “the incident.”
A court-ordered psychiatric report reveals that Levi Aron, charged with killing and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky of Borough Park is mentally ill, but many residents are dismissive of those results.
Mental illness has been suggested as a factor since the day Aron was arrested and charged with murdering and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky.
Psychiatrists have also determined that Aron is mentally competent to stand trial and that he understands the charges against him.
The abduction and killing of Leiby Kletzky has Borough Park so wounded, families have vowed never to speak of it again — only to break the vow.
“The ache in our hearts will remain forever,” Nachman and Itta Kletzky wrote in a statement. “We are certain that Leiby is now looking down from heaven and blessing us all.”
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