Atty: NY child-killing suspect found fit for trial
(AP) - A defense attorney says the suspect in the kidnapping, killing and dismemberment of an 8-year-old New York City boy has been found competent to stand trial.
Jennifer McCann said outside court Thursday that the finding wasmade after a psychiatric evaluation for Levi Aron.
A plea of not guilty was entered for Aron at his Brooklynarraignment on Thursday. He's charged with murdering Leiby Kletzky after the child got lost while walking homefrom day camp, asked for directions, and got into his car.
Parts of Leiby's body were stuffed in a suitcase, found in atrash bin. Authorities say the boy's severed feet were found inAron's refrigerator; carving knives and a bloody board were foundin the freezer.
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