Officers Ask Court Docket To Ship Kennedy Cousin Again To Jail

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Connecticut officers are asking the state’s highest court docket to revoke Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel’s bail and ship him again to jail.

The chief state’s lawyer’s workplace filed the request Monday with the state Supreme Court docket.

Skakel, a nephew of Robert F. Kennedy’s widow, Ethel Kennedy, was convicted in 2002 within the demise of Martha Moxley of their rich Greenwich neighborhood in 1975, once they have been each youngsters.

He was sentenced to 20 years to life in jail, however one other decide granted him a brand new trial in 2013, citing errors by his lawyer.

The state Supreme Court docket reinstated the conviction in December 2016.

Skakel’s legal professionals requested the court docket to rethink, a request that is still pending.

Skakel posted $1.2 million bail after the brand new trial was granted, and has remained free since.

 
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