Man accused of killing, dismembering 8-year-old pleads not guilty

(AP) - A Brooklyn man accused of kidnapping anddismembering an 8-year-old boy who asked him for directions says hehears voices.A lawyer for Levi Aron told

BROOKLYN - (AP) - A Brooklyn man accused of kidnapping anddismembering an 8-year-old boy who asked him for directions says hehears voices.

A lawyer for Levi Aron told a judge Thursday that his clientalso told him he has had hallucinations.

Click 'NEXT' under the video player to hear remarks on the case from Levi Aron's ex-wife.

Police and prosecutors say the 35-year-old Aron confessed toluring Leiby Kletzky to his home on Monday, and then smothering himand chopping him up when he learned that a search was under way forthe missing child.

Aron pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder and kidnappingcharges. A judge ordered a psychological evaluation.

Aron entered a Brooklyn courtroom for the arraignment lookingdisheveled and pale.

As he was led out from the courthouse holding pens, otherinmates screamed obscenities at him.

Massive manhunt under way for missing 8-year-old boy Police find missing BK boy's remains, arrest suspect VIDEO: Full press conference about Leibby Kletzky case Thousands attend funeral for slain BK boy

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