Bensonhurst Bean Covering Murder Of Leiby Kletzky

We’ve received a lot of e-mails asking about coverage of the murder of Leiby Kletzky, an 8-year-old Borough Park resident who went missing yesterday. Kletzky was the victim of a horrific murder, in which his body was mutilated and disposed of in multiple parts of Brooklyn. The alleged killer, Levi Aron, was found with parts of Kletzky’s body in his refrigerator.

Given that the incident is closest to the coverage area of our sister site, Bensonhurst Bean, blogger Joseph Teutonico has been covering it since Kletzky went missing, cobbling together media reports and collections of reactions from our local leaders. Check out the coverage at Bensonhurst’s news blog.

As for us, our deepest condolences go out to Kletzky’s family, friends, loved ones and the community at large. We hope justice is served swiftly and severely, and we commend the NYPD for a fast, efficient response, which resulted in Aron being apprehended. Our thoughts go out to all those involved in this brutal incident.