Nachman Kletzky, the father of murdered 8-year old Leiby Kletzky, is suing the boy's alleged killer Levi Aron for 100 million dollars for what the family deems as "punitive damages...out of one of the most horrific crimes in the history of the County of Kings, the abduction, kidnapping, torture, murder and dismemberment" of his son, according to court documents obtained by The New York Post.
On July 11th, Leiby got lost coming from camp when he asked Aron for directions. Aron instead brought the boy back to his apartment, fed him prescription drugs, and suffocated him, killing him. Aron then apparently "panicked" and dismembered the boy's body.
The Kletzky lawsuit adds to a series of blows for Aron's defense team, first after Justice Neil J. Firetog deemed Aron competent to stand trial, knocking his case for an insanity plea. Aron's lawyers, Pierre Bazile and Jennifer L. McCann, were later reprimanded for their lack of legal experience after they posted on their Facebook pages discussing the case and several leaks were made available to the press.
The Kletzky family is also suing Aron's father because the murder took place in his home in Kensington, Brooklyn, arguing that he should have known, and stopped, any of his son's criminal behavior.
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