Cops Focus on Levi Aron's Living Room

Investigators search for DNA evidence in grisly murder of 8-year-old boy
By Tim Karan,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 18, 2011 3:39 PM CDT
Police are removing evidence from the living room of accused killer Levi Aron.   (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, Pool)

(Newser) – Police are focusing on the living room in the Brooklyn home of Levi Aron, who is accused of murdering and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky. Investigators in Hazmat suits pulled a couch, two chairs, and a rug from Aron's home today, reports the New York Post. Cops also removed two mattresses from the home over the weekend.

Police say it doesn't appear that Leiby was molested, but are looking to DNA evidence to give more insight into the boy's death. Officials say they believe Aron was simple-minded" and had a bizarre "fondness" for kids. But, says another, "you don't know what you'll find. You don't go in with preconceived notions."

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