Aron's attorneys were so inexperienced in court, bumbling their way through early stages of the trial, they drew a somewhat rare rebuke from the judge. Legendary criminal defense attorney stepped in and took the lead, working pro bono.
Here we see Levi Aron in court, answering questions during his guilty plea. He's nearly catatonic. Either he's been pumped full of anti-psychotics, or I see what his "pal" meant by "borderline retarded."
click this photo of Aron, who appeared newly fatass for a brief court appearance in Brooklyn, to read about how Aron, newly fatass, appeared briefly in court looking much heavier than he did when he entered Rikers 10 months earlier.
THE "BROOKLYN BUTCHER," KILLER OF 8-YR-OLD LEIBY KLETZKY, SAVER OF THE BOY'S FEET, SINGER OF KARAOKE, LOVER OF HOOTIE AND THE BLOWFISH, THIS GUY... LEVI ARON CAME UP DURING MY RECENT PODCAST WITH SETH BARRON (EP. 27) AND WE BRIEFLY DISCUSSED MEDIA REPORTS OF HIS 50-POUND WEIGHT GAIN AFTER HE WAS LOCKED UP FOR THE GRISLY CRIME. LISTEN TO THAT EPISODE HERE.
This surveillance video was detectives first look at Levi Aron. The doomed boy walks behind him.
Levi Aron in court, posing like a teenage girl taking a selfie.