BROOKLYN - The man accused of dismembering an 8-year-old Brooklyn boy was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison this afternoon.

Levi Aron was sentenced for the murder of Leiby Kletzky.

Earlier this month Aron pleaded guilty to kidnapping and killing Kletzky.

Police say the boy was lost while walking home from day camp last summer and asked Aron for help. Aron then kidnapped and killed the little boy.

Levi Aron pleads guilty in child dismemberment case