New York Hassidic boy drugged then suffocated, medical examiner says

21.07.2011                      19.Tammus, 5771

New York:

New York Hassidic boy drugged then suffocated, medical examiner says

Brooklyn grand jury indicts Levi Aron, a 35-year-old hardware store clerk, on eight counts of murder and kidnapping of eight-year-old Leiby Kletzky.

Leiby Kletzky, the 8-year-old boy who was killed last week after being kidnapped as he walked home alone from day camp, was drugged with painkillers and muscle relaxants before he was smothered to death, the city medical examiner's office announced Wednesday.
A statement by Dr. Charles S. Hirsch, the chief medical examiner, said the cause of death was not just suffocation but also "intoxication by the combined effects of cyclobenzaprine (muscle relaxant), quetiapine (antipsychotic), hydrocodone (pain medication), and acetaminophen (Tylenol)."…