Borough Park, NY – In Photos: Thousands Mourn Boy Killed in Brooklyn (video)

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    Men weep while listening to the funeral of Leibby Kletzky outside a synagogue in the Brooklyn borough of New York July 13, 2011. A Brooklyn man was under arrest on Wednesday after the dismembered remains of Kletzky, who had gotten lost two days earlier walking home from camp, were found in the man's freezer and a trash container, police said. Kletzky, 8, was supposed to meet his family on Monday on his walk home from day camp in Brooklyn's Borough Park neighborhood but never arrived, police said.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

    Borough Park, NY – With shock and grief clutching Borough Park in Brooklyn, thousands of mourners and residents poured into a neighborhood courtyard Wednesday evening for the funeral of an 8-year-old Brooklyn boy who was abducted and killed this week as he walked home from camp.

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    “Here lies my child. Purity of heart. Very quiet and very respectful. Satisfied and never demanding. My child is gone. I’m in very deep sorrow,” Nachman Kletzky said as he choked up.

    He cried and shrieked during his speech, leading a crowd of thousands of faithful at a Borough Park synagogue in prayer and tears.

    They spoke and chanted in Yiddish, stressing the community’s resilience and unity after what one called an unnatural death.

    “I see and appreciate the love from the community,” said Rabbi Benjamin Eisenberger. “Love emanates from the community and God. We must continue to show support for family.”

    Below photos from the scene. Newer photos added at the bottom of page

    The casket carrying Leiby Kletzky, 8, is carried through a crowd of mourners for a funeral service in the Brooklyn borough of New York Wednesday, July 13, 2011. The boy, who got lost while walking home alone from day camp in his Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood, was killed and dismembered by a stranger he had asked for directions, and his remains were found stuffed in a trash bin and the man's refrigerator, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    The casket carrying Leiby Kletzky, 8, is carried through a crowd of mourners for a funeral service in the Brooklyn borough of New York Wednesday, July 13, 2011. The boy, who got lost while walking home alone from day camp in his Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood, was killed and dismembered by a stranger he had asked for directions, and his remains were found stuffed in a trash bin and the man's refrigerator, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    A man listens to the funeral of Leibby Kletzky outside a synagogue in the Brooklyn borough of New York July 13, 2011. A Brooklyn man was under arrest on Wednesday after the dismembered remains of Kletzky, who had gotten lost two days earlier walking home from camp, were found in the man's freezer and a trash container, police said. Kletzky, 8, was supposed to meet his family on Monday on his walk home from day camp in Brooklyn's Borough Park neighborhood but never arrived, police said. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

    Community members and others wait before the start of a funeral service for Leiby Kletzky, 8, Wednesday, July 13, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The Brooklyn boy, who got lost while walking home alone from day camp in his Orthodox Jewish neighborhood, was killed and dismembered by a stranger he had asked for directions, and his remains were found stuffed in a trash bin and the man's refrigerator, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    Spectators and mourners watch for the arrival of the hearse carrying 8-year-old Leiby Kletzy in the Brooklyn borough of New York Wednesday, July 13, 2011. The boy, who got lost while walking home alone from day camp in his Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood, was killed and dismembered by a stranger he had asked for directions, and his remains were found stuffed in a trash bin and the man's refrigerator, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Family of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky leave for funeral services in the Brooklyn borough of New York Wednesday, July 13, 2011. The boy, who got lost while walking home alone from day camp in his Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood, was killed and dismembered by a stranger he had asked for directions, and his remains were found stuffed in a trash bin and the man's refrigerator, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Community members and others wait before the start of a funeral service for Leiby Kletzky, 8, Wednesday, July 13, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The Brooklyn boy, who got lost while walking home alone from day camp in his Orthodox Jewish neighborhood, was killed and dismembered by a stranger he had asked for directions, and his remains were found stuffed in a trash bin and the man's refrigerator, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    The hearse carrying the coffin of Leiby Kletzy, the 8-year-old Brooklyn boy who was killed and dismembered by a stranger he had asked for directions,  leaves his funeral service,  Wednesday, July 13, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the 35-year-old suspect, Levi Aron, made statements implicating himself in the boy's death.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    The hearse carrying the coffin of  Leiby Kletzy, the 8-year-old Brooklyn boy who was killed and dismembered by a stranger he had asked for directions,  leaves his funeral service,  Wednesday, July 13, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the 35-year-old suspect, Levi Aron, made statements implicating himself in the boy's death.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    The hearse carrying the coffin of Leiby Kletzy, the 8-year-old Brooklyn boy who was killed and dismembered by a stranger he had asked for directions,  leaves his funeral service,  Wednesday, July 13, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the 35-year-old suspect, Levi Aron, made statements implicating himself in the boy's death.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    A man climbs a pole to watch the casket of Leibby Kletzky being carried out of a synagogue following his funeral service in New York July 13, 2011. A Brooklyn man was under arrest on Wednesday after the dismembered remains of Kletzky, who had gotten lost two days earlier walking home from camp, were found in the man's freezer and a trash container, police said. Kletzky, 8, was supposed to meet his family on Monday on his walk home from day camp in Brooklyn's Borough Park neighborhood but never arrived, police said.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

    The casket of Leibby Kletzky is carried out of a synagogue after his funeral service in New York July 13, 2011. A Brooklyn man was under arrest on Wednesday after the dismembered remains of Kletzky, who had gotten lost two days earlier walking home from camp, were found in the man's freezer and a trash container, police said. Kletzky, 8, was supposed to meet his family on Monday on his walk home from day camp in Brooklyn's Borough Park neighborhood but never arrived, police said.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

    The Kletzky family

    Rabbi Eisenberg eulogizing

    NYC Comptroller can bee seen with NYS Assemblymen Dov Hikind

    The Satmar Rabbi Rabbi Aron Teitelbaum

    Part of the crowed

    All photos below VIN News photographer Stefano Giovannini

    Below photos credit: Eli
    NYPD Chief Fox



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