The night of October 30, 1975, fifteen-year-old Martha Moxley was bludgeoned and stabbed with a golf club on the grounds of her family's Greenwich home.
The golf club that killed Martha came from the house of Thomas and Michael Skakel, two boys who had been with Martha the night she died. Wealthy and prominent in their own right, the Skakels were related to the Kennedys, as Ethel Skakel Kennedy was the boys' aunt. When the police started looking closely at the Skakels' involvement, the family refused to cooperate.
Twenty-two years later Martha Moxley's murder remained unsolved.
Now Mark Fuhrman, the former LAPD homicide detective who followed his controversial role in he O. J. Simpson trial with the bestseller Murder in Brentwood, turns his investigative skills to the murder of Martha Moxley.
Is this another case of money, power, and fame getting away with murder?
In Murder in Greenwich, Fuhrman investigates this unsolved homicide form the beginning. Using his detective skills to analyze the case and uncover explosive new information--including top secret documents compiled by the Skakels' own private investigators--Mark Fuhrman will reveal:
A beautiful teenager was brutally murder in an exclusive and well-guarded suburb. How could it happen? Why did her killer get away with it? Who was involved in the cover-up? What role did the town of Greenwich itself play in the investigation.
From the investigation, Mark Fuhrman will offer his answers to these questions, as well as the question that everyone is still asking: Who killed Martha Moxley?
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On the night before Halloween in 1975, 15-year-old Martha Moxley was bludgeoned to death with a golf club in front of her home in the ultra-upper-class Belle Haven district of Greenwich, Connecticut. Though many suspects were brought forth, to this day no one has ever been arrested for the crime and no trial has taken place. Notorious former detective-turned-author Mark Fuhrman attempts to shed light on the Moxley case in a book that summarizes the fruits of his new investigation.
Among Fuhrman's controversial opinions is his conclusion that the killer is Moxley's neighbor Michael Skakel, a nephew of Ethel Kennedy and at the time the same age as Martha Moxley. Some townspeople have long suspected Michael's older brother Thomas of performing the deed, but Fuhrman argues that only Michael had both the opportunity and the temperament to commit such a crime.
Readers familiar with Fuhrman's role in the O.J. Simpson trial, or his subsequent book about that case, Murder in Brentwood, will not be surprised to find him hitting his familiar themes: the abuse of wealth and power, the arrogance of the high and mighty, and the vanity of celebrity. Otherwise, this is very much a hard-hitting detective work. Fuhrman's spare prose drives the book toward an inevitable conclusion with a moral or two in tow. --Tjames MadisonAbout the Author:
Retired LAPD detective Mark Fuhrman is the New York Times bestselling author of Murder in Brentwood, Murder in Greenwich, Murder in Spokane, and Death and Justice. He lives in Idaho.
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Book Description William Morrow, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060191414
Book Description William Morrow, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110060191414