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
Cops Focus on Brooklyn Killer's Living Room
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.

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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." (Read more Levi Aron stories.)

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