NEW YORK - A New York City man has pleaded guilty to charges he abducted and dismembered an 8-year-old boy.
Levi Aron entered the plea Thursday in one of the city's most gruesome crimes in recent memory. His guilty plea to second-degree murder and kidnapping will result in a sentence of 40 years to life in prison.
Relatives of the boy, Leiby Kletzky, had said they supported the plea deal because they wanted to avoid the pain of a trial.
Police say Leiby got lost in Brooklyn after leaving a day camp. He asked Aron for help before he was killed.
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