Psychiatrists have also determined that Aron is mentally competent to stand trial and that he understands the charges against him.
Rabbi Nachman Kletzky appeared on WMCA radio Saturday night making his first public comments since his 8-year-old son’s funeral.
“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.”
Levi Aron faces up to life in prison without possibility of parole if convicted, Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes announced early Wednesday evening. Aron’s arraignment is scheduled for July 28.
It has been a week since the dismembered body of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky was found, and today CBS 2′s Pablo Guzman has learned exclusive details regarding the case.
On Monday morning, more boxes of evidence were collected and removed from Levi Aron’s Kensington, Brooklyn home. Over the weekend, investigators took dozens of pieces of evidence, including furniture and his car.
It’s been a working weekend for the Brooklyn district attorney’s office, which is trying to make sure the case is air-tight against Leiby Kletzky’s alleged killer, Levi Aron.
There were shouts of “murderer” as accused killer Levi Aron was put in a police car and taken to court in Brooklyn Thursday. Extra police rushed into the street to clear the crowd.
As the hearse carrying Leiby Kletzky’s body made its way to a final goodbye, a sea of humanity parted in silence. It was a final, respectful bow to a boy who trusted a stranger and died because of it.