No one wants to believe that a wrongful conviction could happen to them. But Michael Skakel was not only convicted for a murder he didn’t commit — also his trial and imprisonment happened 25 years after the crime. In Framed, presidential hopeful Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. describes the plight of his cousin Michael, who spent 11 years in prison.
A Grisly Halloween
The only witness to 15-year-old Martha Moxley’s murder was the family dog. He barked, but it wasn’t enough. An assailant bludgeoned her badly and stabbed her with the shaft of a golf club.
Who killed Martha Moxley? And why did Skakel take the blame? Get the gory details in our latest Instaread.