Michael Skakel is a high school friend of mine who has been WRONGLY CONVICTED….I STAND BY YOU MICHAEL AND YOUR RECOVERY FROM ALL THE ABUSE YOU HAVE SURVIVED
On October 31, 1975, the body of Martha Moxley, a 15-year-old girl, was found on her family property in the Belle Haven section of Greenwich, Connecticut. Her blue jeans and underpants were pulled down, she had been struck several times in the head with a Toney Penna golf club—so ferociously that the club had shattered into multiple pieces—and then stabbed in the neck with the broken shaft. The club’s handle and part of the shaft were not found.
Martha was last seen alive around 9:30. Based on stomach contents, experts estimated that the time of death was between 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Barking dogs, Martha’s curfew, and Dorthy Moxley’s testimony that she heard Martha cry out around 10:00 all suggested the murder occurred around 10 p.m (see note 1 below ).
Three witnesses—John Skakel, Jim Terrien, and Rush Skakel Jr. maintained from the first time they were questioned that they had left…
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