Body found in Brooklyn missing child case

By Jennifer Lipman, July 13, 2011
Leibby Kletzky

Leibby Kletzky

Investigators looking into the disappearance of a nine-year-old boy from New York's Orthodox Jewish community said they believed they had found his body.

Leibby Kletzky was last seen leaving a summer day camp in Brooklyn on Monday afternoon.

Thousands of volunteers and members of the Shomrim, the Orthodox Jewish security patrol, joined a hunt for him, while local business leaders offered a $100,000 reward for information.

But police said they were questioning a man in connection with body parts found in a suitcase in a rubbish bin and in a Brooklyn apartment. They said it was unclear whether there was any connection between the child and the suspect.

Last updated: 11:08am, July 22 2011