Brother of man who dismembered boy found dead in home

Olive Rios
June 4, 2017

"He ran out of the house screaming, 'my brother, my brother", said neighbor Kathleen Henderson, a retired Parks worker.

A man has been found dead, bound by duct tape and wrapped in a blanket, in the same home where 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky was found dead in 2011. The cause of death of the 29-year-old will be determined by the medical examiner and the investigation is ongoing.

The disturbing find was made by another of Aron's brothers around 2:45 p.m., sources said. On Friday, police once again cordoned off the cream-colored home, in Brooklyn's Kensington neighborhood, as a crime scene.

Some of the remains of Leiby Kletzky were found in the same house after Levi Aron kidnapped, murdered and dismembered the 8-year-old six years ago.

An eerie hush enveloped the street, lined with almost identical homes, as neighbors stayed indoors and peered at the crime scene from their windows.

Levi confessed to second-degree murder and kidnapping and pleaded guilty in August 2012.

Levi abducted the boy last July as he walked home from day camp.

Levi is now serving his 40-year sentence in a maximum security prison in Sullivan County upstate, according to the Daily News. The rest of his body was wrapped in a trash bag and stuffed into a red suitcase, which was left in an auto fix shop dumpster about two miles away, authorities said.

But the hardware store clerk panicked upon realizing a massive search was underway. A toxicology report found Leiby had also been drugged. Thousands of volunteers from the Hasidic community had assembled to comb the streets.

The boy's feet were found in Levi's freezer and the rest of his body was found in bags in a suitcase that had been put in a dumpster about a mile from Levi's apartment.

Asked if he wanted to apologize, the confessed child killer demurred and remained silent during an exclusive jailhouse interview with The News in 2011. The family's mother died from cancer and a sister, Sarah, died while institutionalized with schizophrenia before Levi Aron was arrested, according to Levi Aron's psychiatric report obtained by the AP.

"It's all based on assumptions", Tzvi Aron told the Daily News after his brother's brutal act. Sources tell Eyewitness News, the deceased is the brother of Levi Aron who is serving 40 years-to-life for kidnapping and killing Kletzky.

"It was spooky", neighbor Kathleen Henderson told the Daily News of NY. He is now locked up at the maximum-security Sullivan Correctional Facility in upstate Sullivan County.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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