How Two Kennedy Cousins Changed Their Story About a Sex Crime
Years after 15-year-old Martha Moxley’s gruesome murder, the Skakel brothers both changed their stories about what they were doing on the night of her death.
Martha Moxley’s murder case had gone stone-cold for 15 years.
Then came the arrest of another Kennedy cousin, William Kennedy Smith, for rape in Palm Beach. There was no truth to a rumor that he had been at the Skakel house on the night of the Moxley murder. But even a whiff of the Kennedy name was enough to trigger the interest of such tabloids as the New York Post, which subsequently interviewed the tireless reporter Len Levitt.