Sodmi brothers convicted in murder of Leon Kalantrov, 7

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April 10, 2011 14:41

 
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Twin brothers Naor and Adir Sodmi, 24,  were convicted Sunday of the murder of Leon Kalantrov, 7, who was killed in 2009.

The verdict was handed down at the Petah Tikva District Court on Sunday after the brothers pleaded guilty as part of a plea bargain. They were also convicted of several juvenile sex offenses.

Kalantrov's body was discovered wrapped in plastic bags in the Sodmi brothers' home on January. 1, 2010 and forensic tests revealed semen on the body. Both brothers have prior convictions for sexual crimes against minors.

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