1 Apr 2000 - 31 June 2000
- Justice must be done. It is not ok for a murder to go unsolved. It is not for me to judge, but I will keep you in thoughts and prayers that the mystery will be solved, and peace for all concerned will be achieved.
Ellen Smith Fagan
vernon/rockville, ct US - Thursday, June 29, 2000 @ 18:44:45 EST
greeenwich, CT US - Thursday, June 29, 2000 @ 18:24:52 EST
- Dear. Mrs. Moxley,
I moved to Greenwich in 1980 and heard many stories from my new friends and neighbors about the horrible night before halloween in 1975. they told of coming back to greenwich high the next monday morning and experiencing nothing but shock and dismay. I can only imagine your sorrow and frustration.
Perhaps justice will prevail. Having had a few social experiences with members of "the kennedy clan" i know they feel their birthright is that they are above the law.
I know that you will be back in town for awhile. So it is out of respect to you and women like Marilyn Monroe, Judith Exner, Mary Jo Kopekne, the hundreds of people who have been exploited by the kennedy's and sadly your daughter Martha that I offer you what ever help I can. Be it a ride to court, the drugstore, or even a home cooked meal, please don't hesitate to contact me.
the best of luck to you. fight the good fight.
my very best regards,
greenwich , ct US - Thursday, June 29, 2000 @ 18:21:23 EST
- I am very sorry to hear about your daughter. I have completed two books by different authors, and even myself is led to beleive that either of the skakels have murdered your daughter.I cant imagine where the justice is in any thing that leads the people to beleive that the rich and famous can get away with murder it sends a chill down my back . Don
chicopee, ma US - Thursday, June 29, 2000 @ 15:15:37 EST
- while flipping throught the stations i happened to find this story amazing. I don't understand how someone can so cold heartedly kill someone like that. how could you have gone so long with out closer. and in some way u never got a chance to say good bye to your own daughter. in some ways i think it was a good thing not to see your daught in the shape she was but there would have been some closer. i even imagine the pain you must feel. i think its imortant that we can better understand whats happening in our country. its sad that a child has to die and in some ways sader that we as a society let the people get away with murder. in todays society who you are determines how your going to live your life. we need to take a stand and say that things need to change or we are going to live in a society of killers and in the end destroy ourselves. i admire you for sticking by your daughter even in death that is truely love.in the end the price will be payed. unknow what had happened to your daughter must be eating uyou up inside. in the end its not our place to judge but the truth is in the end everyone pays for there sins. i hope you find the truth you are seeking.life does move on yet memories still remain. her life ment something to people or else people would have written about how much they care. in the end i want to just say my heart goes out to you and if you need some one to talk to email me.
sw, ct US - Thursday, June 29, 2000 @ 15:13:55 EST
- Hi Mrs. Moxley.
My wife and I are writing you to say that the murderer of your daughter will be called to account for this deed at some point, possibly not in this world.
We can't begin to imagine the grief you and your family must endure.
We will pray for Martha, and for you that you find peace in this horrible thing.
God bless you
Phil and Autumn
phil and autumn mickelson
vernon, b.c. canada - Thursday, June 29, 2000 @ 13:09:07 EST
- I am also a mom who had a child murdered,my son was 3 when he was kidnapped from our yard, we found him 2 days later , in a trash bag next to a trash dumpster, he had been beaten raped and strangled, I know who killed our son, and he was prosecuted, unfortunately you have no closure,not till whoever did this is caught and prosecuted. Evem after that happens, the pain doesn't stop,it still remains. It has been 7 years for us, the pain is still there. I feel for you. I hope that they do catch whoever did this to her.You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Deshler, OH US - Thursday, June 29, 2000 @ 11:33:44 EST
- To the Moxley Family,
I can't believe a case like this has gone on for 25 years. Its heartbreaking that anyone associated with the name "Kennedy" gets priority over the family of a murder victim. How sad this society is. I pray every day for the families who have lost loved ones to violent crimes. God Bless.
boston, ma US - Thursday, June 29, 2000 @ 08:22:09 EST
- To Mrs. Moxley: God bless you for the quiet strength and perseverance that you have maintained all these years. You truly are a model for all of us who are survivors of homocide. My nephew was murdered 6 years ago and his murderer still walks the streets. Every time I have felt hopeless and discouraged, you are brought to mind and I feel renewed hope. If you can do it, so can I.
To the Skakel family: You reap what you sow.
US - Thursday, June 29, 2000 @ 03:44:10 EST
- It is utterly appalling that it has taken so long for charges to be filed against this thug. I find it truly amazing that a community/town/country can be so mesmerized by the Kennedy name that they are willing to overlook anything and refuse to believe they could possibly have any faults at all. I firmly believe this thug killed Martha Moxley. I hope there is enough evidence to take go to court. And I certainly hope that piece of trash is tried as an adult and not as a juvenile. The thought of him being tried as a juvenile is enough to make one gag. It is repulsive and stretches credulity to think that anyone could feel that he did not have the maturity to realize the gravity of the crime. He certainly knew that he was wrong. He obviously thought that he could get away with it. He obviously does not care that he destroyed other lives - the lives of Martha Moxley's family. He does not care that, while he will have his day in court, with all possible legal protections, he sentenced that little girl's parents to a living hell. I first read about this case in a biography of Ethel Kennedy. Even though that was just a small part of the book - it was outrageous to know that nothing was being done. It has been reported that he has bragged that he could get away with murder because he is a Kennedy; I believe that he did say that. I sincerely pray that this does not happen. It is too bad that with all of their economic and political advantages, this branch of the Kennedy family is morally bankrupt. I realize that he did not have very good role male models - lok at Ted - but we would not accept that excuse from a poor person. For the Moxleys' sake, I hope their ordeal is over soon and they will have some peace knowing that justice was finally served.
Arlington, TX US - Thursday, June 29, 2000 @ 00:08:18 EST
- Mrs Moxley,
You seem like such a sweet person. I pray you have closure. May Martha rest in peace.
AMA, TX US - Wednesday, June 28, 2000 @ 23:31:01 EST
- I hope justice prevails. If the man is guilty, then he should pay for it the rest of his life. I feel for the family of Martha. They must suffer dearly for the brutality of her demise.
Joseph E. Mercado
Zionsville, in US - Wednesday, June 28, 2000 @ 22:50:49 EST
- Being a visitor to your country for the last three months i am astounded to hear of the double standards of the so called elite.The children born of influencial stock.In my country we prosecute according to the law regardless of standings.Hang him high.I say.Until now i truly did not understand just how lucky being Australian was
Modesto, CA US - Wednesday, June 28, 2000 @ 19:43:42 EST
- P.S. -I find the Skakel's guilty. It was either Tommy or Michael. After all, he was known to be a sadist with hurting animals; anyone like that is dispicable, whether he is guilty of killing Martha or not!
US - Wednesday, June 28, 2000 @ 18:25:59 EST
- I'm not usually interested in crime stories but Martha really captivated me. She seemed like a really cool person. To Mrs.Moxley: If justice doesn't prevail in this lifetime, I can guarantee you it will in the afterlife. Whoever did this will pay, because God knows exactly what happened!
Otttawa, ON CA - Wednesday, June 28, 2000 @ 18:23:00 EST
- ron rasmussen
US - Wednesday, June 28, 2000 @ 18:15:27 EST
- It will be 'justice served' to see someone 'so above the law because of his name/family convicted.
God bless you Mrs. Moxley for all you have endured including all the lies over and over.
Tracy, CA US - Wednesday, June 28, 2000 @ 17:05:42 EST
- Hope and pray justice prevails...I know the pain to lose a loved one to a violent death (my brother) who was also at a tender age. I hope that these terrible things that people "do" or "don't do" haunts them to their own grave.
Quinton, VA US - Wednesday, June 28, 2000 @ 15:53:50 EST
- Isn't it a shame we can't get Skakel's trial moved to Texas!
The public shouldn't have to pay to house and feed that self righteous scum!
Antrim , NH US - Wednesday, June 28, 2000 @ 13:36:18 EST
- I just wanted to take a moment to commend you on the Martha Moxley website. It is very well done, very thorough, well organized and informative. I truly hope this case gets settled, that justice is finally done for Martha.
Chicago, IL US - Wednesday, June 28, 2000 @ 12:49:14 EST
- Mrs Moxley,
I am currently reading the book written by Mark Furhman. I remember being probably 10 or 11 when I saw your story on Unsolved Mysteries. I was not born yet when Martha died, and I just wanted to say how sorry I am for your loss. I am quite pleased to see that soome justice is now being done, as i am sure that you are too. Although none of us can bring your daughter back, I do want to sincerely give my respects to you and your family. Martha seemed like such a wonderful girl, and I am so sorry.
San ANtonio, TX US - Wednesday, June 28, 2000 @ 09:18:05 EST
- mrs moxely,
hello,my name is jessica and i am a 17 year old girl who lives in las vegas nevada,and i just wanted to say i find it totaly ironic that i could live in such a busy town,and nothing has happened to me,but you lived in such a nice neiborhood,and you lost your only daughter,i am very sorry for your loss,and i hope that mr.skakel that peice of crap will go to trial and be punished in the way your daughter was,god bless you and your family,jessica
henderson, nv US - Tuesday, June 27, 2000 @ 23:09:00 EST
- To wait 25 years for justice to begin to move forward, is an awesome thought, and is a kind of crime of it's own. Having read Mark Fuhrman's book I was angered at the lengths that were gone to in keeping this investigation from happening.
It would be nice to see Chappaquidick revisited & prosecution sought.
Shari M D Martin, AIC, ARM
Pismo Beach, CA US - Tuesday, June 27, 2000 @ 17:11:03 EST
- My thoughts and prayers are with the Moxley family. Mrs. Moxley is an awe inspiring mother who will not let her daughter's memory die out and has not given up on justice for her horrible murder. I read Mark Furman's book and found it very logical and well written. My hat's off to him for getting the public and Connecticut authorities to reopen the case. Michael Skakel can't hide behind his wealthy family anymore. He should be tried as an adult and I pray is found guilty and given the maximum sentance. He will also one day have to answer to God himself. God bless the Moxley family.
Odenton, MD US - Tuesday, June 27, 2000 @ 15:58:46 EST
- BEING A MOTHER MYSELF I UNDERSTAND MRS.MOXLEY'S DETERMINATION IN FINDING HER DAUGHTER'S KILLER. I ALSO WOULD GO ON UNTIL THE END OF TIME TO SEEK JUSTICE. IT MUST HAVE BEEN VERY HARD SEEING THE SUSPECT GROWING UP AND NOT WANTING TO TAKE JUSTICE FOR YOURSELF. NOW IT LOOKS THOUGH THE PENDULUM IS SWINGING IN YOUR FAVOR FOR IT LOOKS THOUGH JUSTICE WILL BE SERVED. I WILL KEEP YOU IN MY PRAYERS -- THAT YOU MAY HAVE A SENSE OF CLOSURE. THOUGH THERE IS NEVER CLOSURE TO THE PAIN OF LOSING A CHILD GOD BLESS AND SEE YOU THROUGH
WATERTOWN, MA US - Tuesday, June 27, 2000 @ 15:35:06 EST
- As a parent I do not know how Mrs. Moxley has the stamana to continue. I give her alot of credit, and hope for closure for her soon
US - Tuesday, June 27, 2000 @ 15:26:23 EST
- My heart goes out to any family that has suffered the loss of a child. What a tragedy. An adult crime should be tried as an adult crime, not a juvenile.
Hingham, Ma US - Tuesday, June 27, 2000 @ 13:08:24 EST
I truly believe they have the right man on trial,and pray you will be able to put some closure to this.I am a mother,and can't even begin to imagine how I would survive if something so horrible happened to one of my kids.I commend you on fighting all these years for your daughters killer to be made to answer for his crime.This man has lived with the knowledge of what he did all his adult life,so why is there any question about being charged as a juvinile?Thats stupid.I wish you all the blessings the Lord can give you and your family.And I thank Mark Fhurman for bringing this to light.
Santa Maria, Ca US - Monday, June 26, 2000 @ 23:22:27 EST
- This is mostly directed at Marthas mother. Since I am 16 years old, I only just became informed of Martha's murder. It really makes me want to be involved in some way, but I wouldn't know exactly what I could do. If there is anything that I can help out with, please contact me at my e-mail address.
Springfield, MA US - Monday, June 26, 2000 @ 19:55:51 EST
- I just read the 6/24/00 Greenwich Time article by J.A.Johnson, Jr. entitled "From Experts: Skakel Will Stand Trial"...."Stamford criminal defense attorney Daniel P. Weiner said, "A trial in adult court, where Skakel could be sentenced to 25 years to life in prison if convicted, would be unfair to Skakel. If state had arrested and convicted Skakel when he was a minor, the most he could have been incarcerated for was 4 years. He would have been done with his punishment years ago." UNFAIR TO SKAKEL??? At the age of 15, Skakel and everyone else who chose to remain closed mouthed, knew right from wrong. Certainly, by the age of 18 when most young people are considered to be an adult and able to acccept responsibility, he knew right from wrong. Since he CHOSE, as well as those "in the know", to remain silent all these years, he certainly should not complain that his punishment remains in front of him! Martha has been taken from her family and friends, never to return, for the past 25 years and Weiner is worried about the future incarceration of "poor Skakel"?? If he is found guilty (and I pray to God he is!), I hope he is given the stiffest punishment the State of Connecticut can give out. I would be wonderful if they could also add on extra time for each of the 25 years that Skakel was able to live high and mighty and obviously guilt free. Being a lay person, I don't know all the ins and outs of law, but common sense tells me that Skakel knew he committed a murder and it was his CHOICE to remain silent. Therefore, since HE let the "juvenile time" run out, there should be no question that he be tried as an adult and punished as an adult as well. My thoughts and prayers continue to be with the Moxley's.
Fair Haven, VT US - Sunday, June 25, 2000 @ 10:17:26 EST
- well i 'm 17 yrs old , and i must i'mnot officer or dective but somethingis wrong with this case, the story just doesn't add up ,
tommy was the last one saw with her . even though micheal is proved to have been the one to do it , he might just be taking a falling for his brother
stranger things have been known to happen but i can't not say i beleive micheal is inncent because i don't . i symphize with the moxley famly
i wish i could have know martha, i'm very sorry what happen to her, i wish i could bring her back for you , so you wouldn't be inm so much pain,
i know you are in , please keep me updated with the facts about the case , andi hope the skakals family andix's family both rott in the pit of hell,
but that is too good for them , martha deserves justice and to be finally able to rest in peace.
EYE FOR AND EYE the bible says "do unto others as u would have them to do unto you " and it also says "eye for and eye, tooth for a tooth.
well i wish i could have known martha ,
i'm sorry very sorry for your loss,
uvalda, ga US - Friday, June 23, 2000 @ 23:37:58 EST
- Why is it that the Ramseys, OJ Simpson, and now Michael Skakle have all written books or proposed to do so in order to sway the tide of public opinoin from the sad reality of their own guilt? Can't they see we see through it?
Duxbury, MA US - Friday, June 23, 2000 @ 19:27:30 EST
- Now michael skakel is waiting to see if this goes to trial.
his breaking down and crying on the stand I think is an admission of guilt.
One can only suppress their feelings for so long before they burst. I feel
it is an injustice that he is being tried as an adult. Even if he commited
it as a "juvie" he has know for 23 years that someday he'd have to face up to this.
I think he should face his penalty as an adult.
Again, God bless her family.
Cheshire, ct US - Friday, June 23, 2000 @ 12:49:30 EST
- I am reading the book by Mark Fuhrman, Who Killed Martha Moxley, and wanted to read an update on the confession by Michael Skakel. This case, book, and entire story is totally absorbing. Can't put the book down and can't wait to see Skakel convicted.
Red Oak, TX US - Thursday, June 22, 2000 @ 21:55:56 EST
- In 1980, I picked up Ken Littleton on the Mass. Tpk. while he was hitchhiking to Florida and I drove him as far as Pa. We stopped in Greenwich at about midnight to drive in front of the Skakel residence, and he showed me the 'scene of the crime'. I felt bad for the way he had been treated and it was obvious that the wear and tear of this case had really affected him, and the story he described haunts me to this day. I wish the Moxley's the best, and I also wish Ken the best, whereever he is. I hope he was able to pull himself out of the gutter.
Keep up the good fight. Ken was clearly right when he told me that Michael had done it. I'm sure that he will crack soon.
Pompano Beach, FL US - Thursday, June 22, 2000 @ 11:58:00 EST
- I feel very glad that finally there is hope of justice being served in this case. That the murderer of a beautiful young girl with her life stretching before her,should go free, would be the worst travesty of justice I can think of. I think that so many people in our country hold one set of laws for the wealthy and privileged, and one set for the ordinary working person. This case may be a benchmark in that regard. All the expensive lawyers, and all the discrediting of witnesses, may not be able to stop the truth from being revealed. I am glad the world is able to see the dignity and determination of Martha's family and compare it to the cowardly truth-twisting and "bought -and -paid for" machinations of the accused persons lawyer. To Mrs. Moxley in particular, I want to say how much I admire your courage and above all, your loyalty to your daughter, and your deep comittment to justice itself. All good wishes, and love,
Charleston, SC US - Thursday, June 22, 2000 @ 09:09:29 EST
- I found your website very informative and sad at the same time. It is unfortunate that privilege and class allowed a prime suspect to avoid a thorough property search and psychological tests. I hope this case is solved and the guilty tried as an adult.
F.Y.I. I found your page from a link on the BBC website
Manchester, UK - Thursday, June 22, 2000 @ 08:07:44 EST
- I wish justice for your daughter and your family.
Portland, Or US - Thursday, June 22, 2000 @ 02:19:03 EST
- First of all, I want to let Mrs. Moxley know that I am in awe of her. The strength and courage she has shown throughout this entire ordeal is incredible. I cannot even imagine the pain she and her family has lived with over the last 25 years. Second, I commend Mark Fuhrman and Tim Dumas for the excellent books that they have written on this subject. Lastly, I hope the Skakel Family, the Ix Family, Thomas Keegan, and all others who were involved in this cover-up lie awake at night thinking about their role in this unfortunate murder case. I am truly disgusted that the Ix Family, particularly Mildred Ix, who claimed to be Dorthy's friend, could participate in this by protecting the Skakel Family. I still question Mrs. Ix's loyalty to Rushton Skakel; I think there was more involved than just a good neighborly friendship. I truly feel they know what happened on the night of October 30, 1975. I do believe that Michael Skakel was responsible for Martha's murder. He may be able to escape punishment during this lifetime, but he will meet his Maker.
My wish is that the entire Skakel Family, the Ix Family, Thomas Keegan, and all others involved never find peace on this earth.
Indianapolis, IN US - Wednesday, June 21, 2000 @ 19:28:34 EST
- Since I have heard about the terrible tragedy, I have prayed that the murderer will be brbrought to justice, but if that does not happen then GOD will judge him someday!
Binhamton, ny US - Wednesday, June 21, 2000 @ 18:37:51 EST
- Being from Westchester County, I have always followed your daughter's murder mystery with great interest and my thoughts are with you. %0D%0A It is my great hope that Michael will be tried as an adult, be convicted, and serve for more years than Martha had to enjoy in her short life.
Croton Falls, NY US - Wednesday, June 21, 2000 @ 14:23:40 EST
- I would first like to say that I am extremely sorry that you have had to go through such a horrible drawn out ordeal in order to see justice served for such a tragic, unneccesary act of cruelty and stupidity. Martha would be about the same age as I am now. Everytime I see her picture I see someone full of hope and promise. It sickens me that someone who is so obviously guilty is allowed to walk free because of his family name and influence. In the past few days it appears that things might be turning
around in the case. Hopefully justice is finally served. I will be praying for you and your family.
God bless you.
West Chicago, IL US - Wednesday, June 21, 2000 @ 13:42:57 EST
- I am a former Greenwich resident that first heard of what happened to Martha ten years ago, when I first moved to Greenwich. What shocked me was the amount of discusted, lifelong resisdents of Greenwich who not only thought but, felt they knew that the Skakels had gotten away with murder. I'm sure there are hundreds of resisdents and former residents of Greenwich that feel this trial is long overdue.
My hope is that Micheal Skakel is not only tried as an adult for what happened but, when found guilty he should be put on Death Row. It is high time that justice comes to Greenwich and it is about time that a Kennedy pays for crime he commits.
God Bless Martha Moxley and her Family for having the stamina to see justice through. It's long overdue.
Atlanta, GA US - Wednesday, June 21, 2000 @ 13:41:34 EST
- After reading Mark Fuhrman's book, I am 100% convinced that Michael Skakel murdered Martha. Detective Furhman should be commended on his excellent analysis. I hope the Judge has the courage to charge Michael Skakel as an adult, and get Steve Carroll on the stand. Chief Keegan proved his incompetence and uselessness in this case years ago. He is of no value now. Those in law enforcement that resisted Detective Fuhrman's fact-finding attempts prove there is something to hide. May justice be finally served on
the Kennedy family who has gotten away with murder twice. There comes a point where money can no longer obscure the cold hard facts of murder. May the overwhelming pressure of this process cause Michael to do what he should have done long ago - confess to the killing and rot in jail.
My heart and prayers go out to the Moxley family and all those that knew Martha.
Easton, CT US - Wednesday, June 21, 2000 @ 13:40:23 EST
- I am signing this guestbook, because, First, I am the same age as Martha would be today, I was born in 1960, and was also 15 in 1975. Also, I grew up in a very affluent town in Connecticut, named Simsbury. I remember hearing about her murder at the time, and all of us girls were terrified at the fact that this could also happen to us. Everyone of my friends and I were so upset, and felt so bad for Martha & and her family. Reading the section "Memories of Martha" brought a smile to my face, and tears to my eyes...I remember our innocence, and our first loves, I remember vividly, being 15 again...I remember the wallabies....and I remember hearing about Martha...May the bright light of her smile be forever etched in the memory of all who knew her best...Peace to you all.
Noreen (Regan) Gates
Milford, CT US - Tuesday, June 20, 2000 @ 23:29:39 EST
- I felt compelled to sign my name to the guestbook. I was so happy when they indited Skakel. I'm also hoping they decide to try him as an adult, I keep looking for updates to today's hearing. This has gone on for too long, justice is long overdue.
US - Tuesday, June 20, 2000 @ 21:09:49 EST
- I am relieved to know that Dorthy Moxley may finally find closure to this horrible tragedy.
My thoughts and prayers are with her and her family.
Indiana, PA US - Monday, June 19, 2000 @ 21:21:41 EST
- I have recently become interested in the Martha Moxley case after watching a show about it on tv. I was hooked from the first minute. I began to search this topic on line and I began reading some of the books. I know what the Moxley's must be going through because my aunt was murdered at RHAM high school back in the 60's at age 17 and i know the pain my family has suffered because of it. I'm just glad that the Moxley's made a bigger deal out of her murder than my family did. They tried to get over the tremendous loss I just wish that they had made her death more public so that people can truly see how rotten our country is. I hope that Martha's killer is brought to justice and that she and her family can finally rest in peace. You have done an
excellent job with her web page and keeping her memory alive.
US - Sunday, June 18, 2000 @ 22:33:33 EST
- I recently started to read Murder in Greenwigh by Mark Fuhrman; it disgusts me that a person could get away with murder. I'm not a detective i've never had any hands on experience with homicides however it is clear to me that the evidence clearly points to the Skakel's. I have a 6 month old daughter I can't even imagine the pain the Moxley's have gone through. If he is not found guilty he will ultimately have to answer to a higher being. So he (or they)might have gotten away with it on this earth but will not in heaven. My prayers go out to Dorthy and John.
US - Thursday, June 15, 2000 @ 21:42:54 EST
- Good luck and God bless.
Charleston, MS US - Thursday, June 15, 2000 @ 06:41:05 EST
- I just listened to the book on tape "Murder in Greenwich" and am outraged! My wishes are with you and hope the killer comes to justice.
Oakley, CA US - Thursday, June 15, 2000 @ 01:54:58 EST
- Can't believe that this case was not solved years ago. anyone involed in this case that held back anything that could have solved this crime should be brought to justice! i'm so sorry for the moxley family , i to have children and would lose my mine if this happen in my family.
philipsburg, pa US - Wednesday, June 14, 2000 @ 18:57:06 EST
- So the Skakels have hired seven attorneys to defend
Michael Skakel (the head mouthpiece being Mickey
Sherman). Mickey can talk a mile a minute but even he
can't spin his way out of the Sutton reports and
Michael's (and Tommy's) change of story. Mickey also
defended the Darien rapist, Alex Kelley, and lost
It is obvious that Tommy Skakel knows what happened the
night of the murder, why else would he lie about having
a book report that was never due and change his
testimony years later? Why didn't the police lean on
him years ago-he surely would have cracked and given up
Without their inherited(not earned) money, the Skakels
would be nothing more than trailer trash.
Bloomington , MN US - Wednesday, June 14, 2000 @ 18:20:21 EST
- SHAME on those who covered up this crime for the Skakels and the Kennedys. After 20 years, with plenty of time to come forward, YOU ARE ALL AS GUILTY AS MICHAEL! An innocent young women, who's life was taken during a henious murder, deserves to be avenged, regardless of the status and priviledge of her attacker.
OR US - Monday, June 12, 2000 @ 14:32:19 EST
- Hi, I recently read Mark Furhman's book myself. This book caught my eye when I read the back of it. I am a very young woman and totally embarassed to say I live in a country where everyone is willing to lie about a dear young girls death. Damn everyone who covered up this crime. The Skakels, The Kennedy's, the back stabbing neighbors (Ix's especially), and the police of that town. Martha was buried at the same time I was brought into this world, on November 4, 1975. I wish I would have been born 15 years earlier and been Martha's friend out with her that evening. I know I wouldn't lie for the Skakel's. This is the part that sickens me most friends who know and refuse to say anything. Those were supposed to be her friends, and Dorthy's with friends like the Ix's who needs enemies. I hope everyone involved burns in hell. No family deserves this type of nightmare...How have these people lived with themselves for 25 years. Always knowing they could stop a womans painful loss of her daughter.
Silver Creek, NY US - Sunday, June 11, 2000 @ 22:20:59 EST
- My heart goes out to the Moxley family and along with that my respect for their dignity and grace throughout the last 25 years. Dorthy Moxley's belief in the justice system and faith in the GPD has held strong over years on knowing that the case was mishandled from the very beginning. Greenwich is a close knit town with many secrets. Let's hope one of their secrets in common knowledge very soon. Tom, you have a wonderful tribute to Martha. May God bless and keep the entire Moxley family.
Stamford, CT US - Sunday, June 11, 2000 @ 03:07:49 EST
- MICHAEL SKAKEL WILL ALWAYS BE A GUILTY PARIAH WHETHER HE IS CONVICTED OR NOT. JUDGEMENT DAY IS COMING FOR HIM WHETHER IN THIS LIFE OR THE HEREAFTER. MONEY AND HIGH POWERED LAWYERS WILL NOT MEAN A THING WHEN STANDING BEFORE THE ULTIMATE JUDGE. I WISH DORTHY AND JOHN MOXLEY NOTHING BUT THE BEST. YOUR LOVE AND DEVOTION TO MARTHA HAS BEEN AN INSPIRATION TO US ALL.
MARK E. MCKENZIE
YUBA CITY, CA US - Friday, June 09, 2000 @ 20:08:11 EST
- I read Mr. Furhman's book, and believe it to be accurate and well researched. I remember the case well. I lived on Long Island at the time and I was in my late teens. It was something that has remained with me for many years. In the early to mid-seventies, murders were not as common place as today. I do hope the murderer is sent to jail, and this case can finally be closed.
Newtown, PA US - Wednesday, June 07, 2000 @ 18:51:55 EST
- Peace be to you Dorthy & John Moxley:
Today a FOX NEWS story talked about a medium named James Van Praagh offering to assist in the solveing of the Ramsey case. As you well know we live in a strange universe. Having said that, God does bestow unique gifts on individuals here on earth to help us understand Heaven a little more. I think if you get in touch with either James Van Praagh at website: www.vanpraagh.com or Rosemary Altea at website: www.rosemaryaltea.com information will be given to you that will greatly support your efforts. Also, Larry King of CNN NEWS can get you in direct contact with these talented folks. Good luck and Godspeed.
Suzyn Alastar Argenbright
Bushkill, PA US - Wednesday, June 07, 2000 @ 17:47:15 EST
- Hi, I am from Sydney Australia and I am truly sorry for all the pain and torment you have endured. I came across Martha's murder on the Crime Library web site and remember seeing the movie based on it. I do hope you finally get your justice, such a terrible crime from a spoilt brat who hides behind his father's trousers who would not even know the meaning of the words "respect, love and loyalty". You go and get him Mrs Moxley because you have waited enough.
Sydney, NSW AU - Monday, June 05, 2000 @ 06:34:29 EST
- I read Mark Fuhrman's book. He really got this case public, as it should have been. Great job, Mark! I feel such sadness for Martha's family. Her Mom never gave up. Great credit goes to her and her family. Justice, sooner or later, will prevail, but it will not take away the hurt this
Orange, VA US - Sunday, June 04, 2000 @ 13:14:58 EST
- I would like to say that I am deeply saddened by the loss to the Moxleys and that Micheal Skakel is finally going to have to pay for something he did 25 years ago. Although I have just recently become interested in the case, I plan on staying invovled and want to pass along my prayers to all those hurt by Martha's death.
A.W. Christianson IV
Brunswick, GA US - Saturday, June 03, 2000 @ 19:19:35 EST
- I hope there is justice for Martha & her murderer is tried as an adult. Let him rot in prison, he has had enough of the good life!!!
Schaffer, Mi US - Thursday, June 01, 2000 @ 06:04:28 EST
- I'm a senior at the University Of Texas at Austin. This book
was written well. Mark Fuhrman has already proved beyond a reasonable doubt the guilt of Michael Skakel. He will serve a long sentence.
David Benjamin Kappler
Austin, TX US - Wednesday, May 31, 2000 @ 15:02:21 EST
- I knew Sheila McGuire in 1976 and she told me of finding Martha dead and the bad dreams she had because of it. We were both 15 yrs old. I never forgot her sadness and the horror of that story. Such a beautiful, nice girl. i am
sure Martha was the same way. This privileged, spoiled, little creep has escaped punishment long enough. The pettiest of motivations for such a horrible act. Michael the loser will pay, in this world or the next, if there is any justice.
US - Friday, May 26, 2000 @ 11:12:47 EST
- Dear Moxley Family,
I am deeply saddened by the tremendous amount of time it has taken to allow your family to begin the healing process in this most horrific period in your lives. America lost a true "Gem" when your dear Martha was so brutally murdered
in October of 1975. Words cannot describe the heartfelt sympathy I have for your family. It is unbelievable to me that this case could go unsolved for 25 years. I pray that michael Skackel goes to trial quickly and is given the punishment that is 25 years overdue. Your entire family is an inspiration to not only myself but all Americans. The tremendous strength and courage your family has demonstrated is truly admirable. My thoughts and prayer are with you daily. May God bless and reward you in your quest for justice. I also pray that God continues to grant Martha eternal happiness.
Belleair Bluffs, FL US - Wednesday, May 24, 2000 @ 08:25:36 EST
- This whole scenerio is a travesty.
Where is the Federal Goverment?
My sincere sympathy to her mother and brother.
Apple Valley, CA US - Monday, May 22, 2000 @ 18:47:25 EST
- As a mother and a doctor my heart goes out to the Moxley family. Mrs Moxley's fight for truth and justice is an inspiration and a testament ot the endurance of the human spirit. While nothing can ease the pain of losing this wonderful young woman, if the killer can be brought to justice the world will be a safer place.
US - Saturday, May 13, 2000 @ 18:57:22 EST
- I have followed this case since it happend and have read all the books. Power can impel or impede. In this case I sincerely believe it has impeded and shadowed the truth. Even more amazing is how one's conscience can live for years knowing what happened that night. May the Moxleys have resolution and peace!
St. Louis Park, MN US - Friday, May 12, 2000 @ 12:13:44 EST
- I'm finishing the book by Mark Furman and am saddened by the whole injustice of it all. My heart and prayers go to the Moxley family who have had to endure this tragedy for so long.
VA US - Friday, May 12, 2000 @ 10:01:48 EST
- To Mrs. Moxley & John: I was in Martha's class at Greenwich High. I only met her a few times but she was always friendly and upbeat about everything. This tragedy has never left my thoughts over the past 25 years. I think it changed everyone from the class of '78 forever. It is another tragedy that it has taken this long for any justice, but it will come soon.My prayers are with you both.
Roswell , GA US - Friday, May 12, 2000 @ 10:00:03 EST
- As a former resident of Greenwich, a place I still consider home, I would love to see the record set straight, once and for, all on this terribly troubled case. Sadly, Greenwich will never be what it once was, the crime alone, not to mention the terrible mishandling and agonizing pace of this case is an enormous blemish on many of our memories. I pray that justice will prevail and Mrs. Moxley and her loved ones will finally have the peace of mind they deserve.
May God reward your efforts in finding truth.
With much respect,
R. A. Macintyre
R. A. Macintyre
US - Thursday, May 11, 2000 @ 13:23:32 EST
- I am a 18 year old female. I read the article on Marth in Ladies Home Journal. It made me really sad to know that someone would do that to an innocent girl. Nobody deserves that. I hope the killer is caught and gets punished for it.
Zebulon, NC US - Tuesday, May 09, 2000 @ 12:26:39 EST
- I HOPE THAT WHOEVER KILLED MARTHA WILL ROT IN HELL. HOW COULD SOMEONE TAKE HER LIFE IN SUCH A CRUDE AND VICIOUS WAY? DOROTHY & JOHN MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU AND I HOPE MICHAEL SKAKEL IS CONVICTED SOON!
Queenstown, MD US - Monday, May 08, 2000 @ 21:25:39 EST
- I wish that this site did not have to exist.
Three Rivers, MI US - Sunday, May 07, 2000 @ 17:34:46 EST
- I read the book "Murder in Greenwich" when it first came out. I saw an article about it in a magazine, and it reminded me of the story. I really hope that the Skakel boy is found guilty, because it will bring closure to the case. It would be really nice if the guilty person confesses. After doing something so horrible, they should be willing to pay the price.
Daina M. Wilson
Lutz, FL US - Friday, May 05, 2000 @ 21:03:17 EST
- I recently read the book Murder in Greenich by Mark Fuhrman and I was totally invloved and this mystery will be solved. It was troubling to me and I don't even know the girl I can't imagine what the family feels like. I am 15 and can relate to Martha because I also have lots of friends and lived in a nice neighborhood. Not as nice as Beel Haven but we are very similar. I pray for the family daily and commend those who created this website and who keep it up. With this support we will firnd the murderer and he will be brought to justice.
Arlington, TX US - Sunday, April 30, 2000 @ 12:32:13 EST
- Dear Moxley Family
In 1975 I was 15. I'm now 39 and a Chicago police detective. I don't remember when I first heard of the case but was certainly saddened when I did. I can only hope you get the peace and justice that is long over due.
Best regards, John C. Chicago Il.
chicago, il US - Saturday, April 29, 2000 @ 04:58:10 EST
- I read the book "Murder in Greenwich" by Mark Fuhrman and I became really interesed in the case. My sympathies go out to the friends and family of Martha Moxley.
Mt. Pleasant, PA US - Thursday, April 27, 2000 @ 11:28:19 EST
- What ever you heard say it joe richi!
bidderford, maine US - Tuesday, April 25, 2000 @ 19:06:55 EST
- "With liberty and justice for all"...how many times have you heard those words? Do you really believe it? When I look at this terrible crime and others where those involved come from a privileged background I can truly say that our system is in need of an extensive overhaul. Having been to Europe many times I can attest to the fact that the justice system works much better there than the hypocritical American system. Maybe we all ought to look at why America is so full of anger, hate, and murder. What are our priorities?
Danbury, CT US - Tuesday, April 25, 2000 @ 16:00:39 EST
- This is going to be very tough case for Skakel's lawyer Sherman to defend. He will not be able to put his client on the stand due to the many conflicting statements he's given about his whereabouts on the night of the murder.
Several homicide experts profiled the killer (in 1975) based on the evidence at the murder scene and determined that the killer was someone who had a personal relationship wit Martha (thus ruling out a transient from the highway) and a sexually immature(due to the incomplete sexual assault), probably adolescent person who intended to humiliate Martha. It was a known fact that Kenneth Littleton did not have a relationship with Martha.
Hmmm-who does that leave us with as a suspect? All the experts say it points to Thomas and Michael Skakel, there is no other reasonable explanation.
Hopefully the jury (unlike the Simpson jury) will understand that "reasonable doubt" does not mean just any old doubt that the defense can throw out there. It does not mean you have to have a videotape of the person committing the crime in order to find them guilty. It means take a thorough,logical look at all the evidence and watch the pieces of the puzzle come together to give the answer. In this case it is not any one piece of evidence taken alone (though the Sutton reports are pretty damning) but all of it taken together presents a picture that points very clearly to Michael Skakel. The defense will try to muddy the picture but they will not be able to present an affirmative defense, they will not be able to say he has an alibi or had no motive (due to his own incriminating statements). In addition to all the evidence, you have a most appealing and symapthetic Moxley family which can and should affect the jury.
A good prosecutor should get 25 years to life, at worst a hung jury.
As a retired attorney who specialized in criminal defense,
I would not want to be in Michey sherman's shoes.
Darien, CT US - Tuesday, April 25, 2000 @ 15:38:28 EST
- Hello: I grew up in Darien, Connecticut. I have read Mark Furhman's account of the murder. I think he did a great job and I wish I could tell him so. The best of luck to all of you. May this case have a timely and just completion. Nancy
Pasadena, CA US - Tuesday, April 25, 2000 @ 15:09:13 EST
- I have recently been studying the murder of Miss Moxley and am saddende to hear that it has gone unsolved for so many years. I hope that closure will come soon.
charlotte, nc US - Tuesday, April 25, 2000 @ 14:09:47 EST
- God bless you and I pray to God that this horrible killer be brought to justice no matter how much money he has or who he is. We are all humans. No one should get away with murder!
huntington, ny US - Tuesday, April 25, 2000 @ 10:34:48 EST
- To the Moxley's: I keep you in my prayers everyday. I truly believe that Martha's murderer will pay soon. Keep up the good work and keep holding on to that power that keeps driving you both forward. Your payoff for your hard work is about to be made!
A message to some of the people (and they know who they are) involed in the Moxley case: How can you keep your mouths shut? Is money that powerful? Some of you had to be children at the time of Martha's murder, and let me just give you a little tip, murdering someone is not just something that happens every day. Espically the Skakel children whose names have not been tied to this murder, Julie, John, Rushton Jr, etc..... How can you keep your mouths shut when you KNOW that there is a murderer among your family. Do none of you have children? Do you not understand the pain that this family (Moxley) has had to endear because of someone in your family? What if this happened to one of your children? It could happen you know. What goes around comes around you know! And to the Ix family: (and you know who you are too ) What have the Skakel given you to keep you quite? Espically the people who were grown up at the time, Mrs. Ix! You know what happened to Martha because of your closeness with Rushton Skakel Sr. How can you live with yourself? You come to the Moxley home pretending to be their friend and all you were doing is gathering info for the Skakel!!!! You should take a look at Mrs. Moxley and see what a real loving mother, friend and human being looks like. You certainly have never been the Moxley's friend. One day, you will pay for not coming forth with the information that you know. I say to you too, What goes around, comes around. Don't ever doubt that. The truth will come out, and you can believe that we as caring people, will make sure that when the truth be known, all that was involved, and covering up, will pay the price too. There are laws that forbid covering up a murder and lying to the authorities. And those of you who have done this, (you know who you are) better pray for a miracle because you can't run anymore. There are too many people who know about this crime now.
To the webmaster Tom Alessi: Thank you for creating this site in memory of Martha. She must have been a very special person to have touched so many people through her life and death. Thank you for all the updates and for your dedication to seeing that the murderer of Martha will pay the price. All my prayers are with you too.
Mount Airy, MD US - Sunday, April 23, 2000 @ 20:08:32 EST
- Mrs. Moxley - My heart breaks for you. I pray that the killer of your daughter will pay for their awful sin. Love and prayers.
kingsport, tn US - Friday, April 21, 2000 @ 13:03:51 EST
- As Mark Furhman said in a recent interview when asked what Michael Skakel has accomplished during the last 25 years "...nothing. He has the drive of a dairy cow. All he does is eat and spend money".
From looking at pictures of Skakel, I certainly agree with the dairy cow part-he is positively bovine.
The sad thing is wondering what a bright, well-adjusted, constructive girl like Martha would have contributed to our society as an adult - surely much more than any of the SKakels.
Why can't the investigators pressure the other members of the family to talk? It is a sad world when the criminals have more righs than the victims.
Dorthy Moxley, you are a class act and an inspiration to Mothers everywhere.
Highland Park, IL US - Thursday, April 20, 2000 @ 15:02:11 EST
- Dorothy: I remember you and your late husband from a fishing
trip in Labrador about 1978 and the emotional pain you were
having as a result of your daughter's murder.I am proud of
you and pleased that your fight is having results at last.
I wish you success and resulting chance for closure,at last.
Sincerely Frank Ramsey
Titusville, FL US - Tuesday, April 18, 2000 @ 21:42:40 EST
- I didnt know Martha, I was scanning crime stories and came across this article. I justed wanted to say you have my sympathy.I hope things work out for you all.
US - Tuesday, April 18, 2000 @ 19:12:55 EST
- How can the Skakels (Michael and Thomas) possibly explain the fact that they changed their stories in the early 90s(as to their wherabouts on the night of the murder)? Can't Tommy Skakel be guilty of a crime for lying to investigators in 1975?
The evidence points squarely at them. Its unbelieveable that someone got into a gated neighborhood undetected, stole a golf club off the Skakels back porch without being detected(at around the same time that Martha and Tommy were horsing around in that area), then just happened to catch Martha at the exact time she entered her driveway. Then after clubbing her, returned to the crime scene several minutes later to drag the body under a tree ( and a stranger would not be familiar with the property). It flies in the face of logic to believe the Skakels lies. The father and other Skakels who know the truth should do the right thing and come forward, it might just save your soul.
Rye, NY US - Tuesday, April 18, 2000 @ 17:54:18 EST
- I have truly enjoyed spending the last three hours on this website knowing the rich and powerful will finally have to pay like us "little people."
Guntersville, AL US - Monday, April 17, 2000 @ 22:16:13 EST
- Today I finished Mark Furmans book, Murder in Greenwich. I am a avid reader of true crime. I think Mark Furman did an excellent job investigating this unsolved case. His knowledge and experience as a Detective and investigator added to the impact of this sad,sad,story! The ineptitude of the police and authorities is unbelievable!!! My heart goes out to Dorthy and John, I can't even amagine the Hell you've been through!!!!!!!
Willows, Ca. US - Monday, April 17, 2000 @ 18:26:48 EST
- Just watch the movie "Season of Purgatory" last night. Then my husband was told of the Kennedy connection so I had to find out more. He was given the crime library website with Martha's story. Amazing how the "rich" continually live by their own rules. I'm anxious to hear how the "reasonable cause" trial turns out.
Minneapolis, MN US - Monday, April 17, 2000 @ 14:24:09 EST
- Peace be with the Moxley family.
New York, NY US - Monday, April 17, 2000 @ 13:28:49 EST
- To the Moxley Family:
My deepest heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your lovely daughter and sister. In this tradegy arose a stately mother who keeps her daughter's memory alive. You have my deepest respect. John in your personal sorrow you have been steadfast by your mother's side and will hopefully be a stronger person by your perseverance for justice. Soon I hope you both can find peace after 25 long years.
Glendale, Az US - Saturday, April 15, 2000 @ 21:39:26 EST
- I am a few years younger than Martha would be today and I feel that even though she was murdered, she was very lucky to be loved by such a special family as the Moxleys. I do not believe my mother would be strong enough to go to the lengths that Mrs. Moxley has done to get justice for her daughter. Mrs. Moxley and John you have kept Martha's spirit alive for everyone to see. In that respect you have already beaten the Skakel killer no matter what the outcome of the trial.
St. Louis, MO US - Friday, April 14, 2000 @ 16:52:27 EST
- I do not believe the police were "bought" by the Skakels, I think that is an overdramatization. I believe they just had no experience with the very specialized field of homicide investigation. As an expert in the Greentown book said (to paraphrase) It would be like a Family doctot trying to perform Brain surgery, you know the general idea of what to do but can't do it without specialized training and experience. I think they just let the crime scene be contaminated and then never recovered enough evidence. Even Mrs. Moxley has said she doesn't think the police were bought off but she does think they were deferential to the Skakels because of their connections. I can see that thye were probably intimidated by the money and connections of the Skakels.
Naperville, IL US - Friday, April 14, 2000 @ 16:48:00 EST
- I JUST FINISH READING THE BOOK MURDER IN GREENWICH HIS BOOK VERY INTRESTING. IT HAS LOT OF DETAIL OF WHO REA;LLY KILLED MARTHA. AS TO WHAT I READ I FEEL THAT MICHEAL KILLED MARHTA. I ALSO FEEL THAT THE POLICE WAS BOUGHT BY THE SHAKEL FAMILY TO PROTECT THIER IMAGE. I ALSO THOUGHT IT WAS WIERD TAHT POLICE REALLY DIDIN'T REALLY LOOK INTO THIS CASE AND HOW NOT MANY THING WRE BROUGHT OUT TO THE PUBLIC. THE WIERDEST PART OF THIS IS THAT WHAT DORTHY ASK FOR LIKE THE AUTOPSY,MARTHA DIARY AND ECT. WASN'T GIVEN TO HER. THRE IS SO MANY OTHER THING THAT I FOUND THAT WERE WEIRED WHILE I WAS READING THIS BOOK. I HOPE TAHT SOON THIS CASE CAN BE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE AFTER 25 YEAR SO THAT MARTHA CAN REST PEACEFULLY KNOWING THAT HER MURDER(S) FINALLY WILL GET WHAT THY DESERVE.
FRESNO, CA US - Friday, April 14, 2000 @ 05:14:48 EST
- hi,ihave just read murderi greenwich.can itell you my opnion.ireally think micheal did it.i think a young brother would want tobejustlike his older bothrerandhewant tohave whathis older brother want.i think all older sibling are protective.ihave no time right now.is there a othersite where i can do this.pleasegive an address,send it to the above address thanks judy swalius
wickliffe, oh US - Thursday, April 13, 2000 @ 19:59:51 EST
- Dear Mrs. Dorthy Moxley:
I am writing this to give you my deepest dispare on behalf of your Daughther Martha's Murder. I am absolutely positive that Micheal Skakel was infact Martha's Murderer. I think that the Grenwich Police was not qualified to do the autopsy or the investigation. But Oh Well... I want you to remember all of the great times with your Dear Martha, I want Skakel to be brought to Just as much as you do... I want you to know that I really do care. I am going to try and get " Murder in Grenwich" but in the mean time I think that you should just hope that Micheal Skakel gets brought to Justice...
My sincere regrets:
Potomac, MD US - Thursday, April 13, 2000 @ 16:25:49 EST
- Andrew Ghanem
MD US - Thursday, April 13, 2000 @ 16:17:40 EST
- I admire Dorthy and John Moxley so much for standing up to a Kennedy cousin and fighting to the end to put Skakel behind bars.
Stamford, CT US - Thursday, April 13, 2000 @ 15:25:19 EST
- i am amazed atall the wonderfull peoplechecking this website out. i to read mr furmans book .i only wish i could have none martha. god bless her familey,
manchester, nh US - Thursday, April 13, 2000 @ 00:54:30 EST
- To the previous writer who complained that the press is "one-sided". The press is one-sided because the evidence is one-sided, it points to noone but Michael and Thomas Skakel. The murder weapon, time of murder, motive and subsequent actions all point to noone but the Skakels. You cannot fault the media in this case, they are simply reporting the obvious.
I am appalled that noone in the Skakel family has the conscience to come forward and tell the truth of what they know. What a pathetic family.
Chicago, IL US - Wednesday, April 12, 2000 @ 18:12:46 EST
- I just read the book Murder in Greenwich, I reall fell for the Moxley famuly. As a mother of girls, one just about Martha age, it really hit home that someone can do that and get away with it. I don't know how it will turn out, but hope the Moxley family will finilly have some closure. I wish them all the best. Also I have gained new respect for Mark Fuhrman. He is a fine writer, I wish him luck in his next endevior.
Millington , NJ US - Wednesday, April 12, 2000 @ 17:34:59 EST
- Dear People,
I am sorry to write again but I had just a couple of things to say conserning the Moxley case. I feel so much pitty for Dorthy Moxley and what they put her through, her and her family. That would just rip me up. i may only be 12 but I udersatnd this and I feel as people we should not let this go on. The police may not have been expierenced but even as a kid I know to be more responsible and to take action and not to be nice when you are dealing with a homiside. I difently think they should go back and retrace everything. Even if they think is to late they are wrong it is not to late. Martha's family is in my prayers.
Banning, CA US - Tuesday, April 11, 2000 @ 18:47:19 EST
- I am 12 years of age and I am reading the book murder in Greenwich. I love the book. I first night I got it and was reading I was soo scared I had to stop Well I am just interested in the case and her life. Thanx, Candice
Banning, Ca US - Tuesday, April 11, 2000 @ 18:37:50 EST
- fm the town of woking in the county of surrey in england in the uk.
woking, sssy uuk - Tuesday, April 11, 2000 @ 14:16:03 EST
- What a shame to have to say that money talks when trying to get out of taking responsibility for your actions. The Skakel family should be ashamed of itself and particularly a father who let his children run wild thinking he could buy their way out of trouble. The Moxley family has suffered enough. The day has come for justice in Martha's name.
Michele S. Gottlieb
Reston, VA US - Tuesday, April 11, 2000 @ 12:53:19 EST
I agree completely. Added to the lies from the defendant, the fact that the murder weapon came from the Skakel house and they were the last people she was seen with. Innocent till proven doesn't mean martians came down from above to do it. Fuhrman's book lays it out.
US - Tuesday, April 11, 2000 @ 10:40:01 EST
- To "a friend" who wrote the previous note. Innocent until proven guilty does not mean ignoring the overwhelming facts of the case, which are that Michael Skakel has repeatedly incriminated himself with statements to the Sutton investigators and the police (and apparently other Elan school attendees). A crime as brutal and vicious as this one, combined with the fact that members of the Skakel family (thomas Skakel) were caught in lies to the authorities in 1975, the Sutton reports and other evidence does justify the outrage that average Americans feel about this crime. A crime like this against a child of 15 is a crime against society. Anyone who is not outraged by the Skakels behavior is inhuman!
Detroit, MI US - Monday, April 10, 2000 @ 18:17:01 EST
- What about innocent untill proven guilty? How can this person get a fair trial when the press is so one sided? Yje police lived in the Skakel's house for three mmonths after the crime. They could go any where they wanted. Doesn't anyone know that?
USA - Monday, April 10, 2000 @ 16:03:58 EST
- TO JULIE SKAKEL, AS A WOMAN IM NOT SURE OF HOW YOU CANT LISTEN TO THE MATERAL FEELINGS GOD HAS GIVEN US. IM YOUR AGE AND I WONDER JUST HOW YOU DO THAT.THIS IS A WOMAN WHO LOST HER DAUGHTER, YOU HAVE TO KNOW SOMETHING EVEN IF YOU WERE JUST SENT TO YOUR ROOM THAT NIGHT THAT STILL MEANS SOMETHING WAS UP DONT IT? ALTHOUGH I FEEL YOU KNOW A GREAT DEAL MORE, HOW DO YOU SLEEP?IS THAT MONEY THAT GREAT? DO YOU HAVE CHILDERN?DO YOU LET YOUR BROTHERS A ROUND THEM? JUST THINK FOR A MOMENT WHAT IF IT WERE YOUR KID MICHEAL KILLED WOULD YOU STILL HONOR THAT DAME MONEY OR THE SKAKEL NAME? FOR WHAT. THE SAD THING IS YOU WILL ALL WAYS BE JULIE SKAKEL FIRST. I WONDER HOW PEACEFUL YOU ARE INSIDE? WE REAP WHAT WE SOW WE MAKE OUT OWN DESTINY OUR LIVES ARE A RESULT OF OUR THOUGHTS AND ACTIONS. HERES A BIG QUESTION OR THOUGHT .DID THE KENNEDYS KNOW? DID THIS ONE LIE MESS THERE WHOLE LIFE UP AND YOURS, DEATH, RAPE, DRUGS, REHABS, ILLNESS. ONE ACT OF HONEST MAY HAVE CHANGED THE WHOLE CROSE OF BOTH FAMILYS. WE REAP WHAT WE SOW AND NOBODY NOT NOBODY IS WORTH A LIE . JULIE IF YOU WANT TO BE FREE TELL WHAT YOU KNOW. FROM ONE WOMAN TO ANOTHER SO ANOTHER WOMAN MAY REST
ft. lauderdale, fla US - Sunday, April 09, 2000 @ 00:44:49 EST
- To the Moxley's: I have just finished reading Mark Furhman's book on your daughter's murder. I could not stop reading it until I had finished it. After reading it I just had to search the web to see what has been going on with the case. I had heard just a little something about the case on the news, and I came across your web site. My heart goes out to you, I am a mother of two teenage daughter's, one is 16 & the other is 13, I don't know if I would have the courage & strength that you have shown if anything like this were to happen to my girls. It is such a terrible tragedy to have to go through. No one should have to put their children to rest before themselves. I hope justice can finally be served and your daughter can finally rest in peace. I will be sure to keep a watch on your web site to see how the case progresses. Good luck in court and remember, there are a lot of people out here that are in your corner rooting for you and justice. May justice (and not money) prevail!!
Phoenix, az US - Saturday, April 08, 2000 @ 21:49:29 EST
- Mrs. Moxley, although nothing can bring your beautiful daughter back, I can only hope that there can now be an end to the years of waiting for an answer. In my opinion, the authorities have finally got their hands on the right man. It just seems that too much time was wasted looking at the wrong people because they didn't want it to be Michael. I'm deeply sorry for your loss, as I am sure that time, in this situation, did not heal any wounds. Please stay strong, and know in your heart that the whole country is on your side.
US - Saturday, April 08, 2000 @ 19:29:13 EST
- Martha has been denied a life. She would have been married with a family. The Moxley family deserve justice. Let's hope they don't have to wait much longer.
Alison Thorne , London, England
London, England - Saturday, April 08, 2000 @ 13:14:04 EST
- Usually, I am not interested in all of these murder cases, but for some reason, this case interests me...maybe because I am 15, the same age Martha was when she died. I hope they catch whoever did this to her, and that their punishment matches the crime. Yeah, you know what I mean.
"An eye for an eye"
Lakeland, FL US - Friday, April 07, 2000 @ 22:47:58 EST
- Dear Tom Alessi:
This is an excellent website. I am a web site designer and programmer and my hat is off to you. More importantly, what a wonderful tribute to your friend, Martha. Her family must be very grateful to you.
Chicago, IL US - Friday, April 07, 2000 @ 17:32:44 EST
- I hope this case can be solved, soon. The Moxley's are in my prayers.
Apache Junction, az US - Friday, April 07, 2000 @ 16:36:23 EST
- There is not much fun to do up at a boarding in Massachussetts so I watch a lot of TV and I happened to see "unsolved mysteries"when it was about marthaīs case.I cried for 1 hour after I saw it and I had the worst nightmare of my life that night,I canīt believe how anyone can do such a horrible thing to a girl who had her whole life in front of her.I am 17 and it feels so unfair that Martha will never experience how much you have as a teenager, all the parties,college etc.Who ever murdered her, U know who u r and you will have to live with that for the rest of your life knowing that you took a 15-year oldīs life...Rest in peace Martha
sheffield, MA US - Thursday, April 06, 2000 @ 22:04:26 EST
- I also have just finished reading Mark Fuhrman's book re
this case. I think he summed everything up with his last
comment "If he isn't put on trial, then we will have another
O.J. Simpson--a murderer who is free because of money, power,
politics and fear." It seems that there is a double system
of crime investigations in this country; if you are rich and
can throw money and names, and have the power to hire those
to intimadate others, then you can murder and go without any
punishment. I read somewhere that Michael Skakel has a
personality disorder--sounds like a antisocial personality.
I raised my child to take responsibility for his own actions
and, like Mr. Skakel, I was a single parent. My son had
certain rules and knew just how far he could go. Children,
yes, even most of the Kennedy children, really needed a lot
of guidance and attention of the parent(s). Some of this
children don't understand the meaning of the word "NO".
There should have been punishment when rules were broken.
I hope that Martha's family will finally see justice served
although it will not bring back that young girl.
Tuscaloosa, AL US - Thursday, April 06, 2000 @ 20:26:37 EST
- I have just read Mark Fuhrman's book. We owe an incalculable debt of gratitude to him and to everyone who has tried to uncover the truth in this affair.
oak park, il US - Thursday, April 06, 2000 @ 12:43:50 EST
- Through all the denials of the Skakels (Michael and Thomas), the question remains, why did they repeatedly lie to investigators in 1975? The jury is going to have a very difficult time acquitting Michael when, through his own words (years after the crime in '92)he suddenly places himself and his DNA (through his masturbation) at the crime scene on the night of the murder. There simply is no explanation for this except that he was worried about DNA testing when it became commonplace in the early 90s. Why did Thomas lie about the time he was with Martha and why begin lying the very night of the murder when Martha's body wasn't even found yet? Dorthy Moxley believes she heard male voices (plural) in her yard the night of the murder. Is it possible that there was more than one Skakel involved in the killing? Could this have been some sick drug fueled dare between two sick and violent SKakel boys? The other Skakel family members should be ashamed for not coming forward.
Ann Arbor, MI US - Wednesday, April 05, 2000 @ 18:01:10 EST
- I'm an administrative justice student at Northern Virginia Community College. One of my hobbies is reading true crime books. One of my classmate's let me borrow Furman's book. I greatly admired his persistance in striving to find the truth when it seemed as if so many people were trying to keep it hidden. Afterwards, I could not stop thinking about the case--going over it again and again in my mind. I read Dumas' book and just put down Dunn's. It was incredible how Dunn's fiction seemed to portray Martha's tragedy with changes to names and a few plots. I get enraged everytime I see Michael Skakel's face on the news. He seems to always have a smirk on his face, as if nothing (even out Justice system), can stop him. I especially admire Dorothy Moxley, for keeping her daughter's spirit alive. I hope and pray that the killer is brought to justice and suffers just as much (maybe even more) than Dorothy did. In my opinion, he's going to have to make up for lost time, 25 years of evading the law. One of my younger sister's is know the same age as Martha and looks like her with her long blond hair and bright smile. My heart goes out to Martha's family for the heartless crime which was bestowed upon them. After all, they have been victim's just as their daughter (&sister). As Mark Furman's book reads, "Are there two systems of justice in this country-one for the rich and the other for the rest of us?"
Fairfax, VA US - Wednesday, April 05, 2000 @ 16:55:39 EST
- Isn't it ironic that Michael and Thomas Skakel have only themselves to blame for Michael's (and I hope Tommy's) arrest? If they had not been so arrogant to try to "clear their names" with the Sutton reports they might have gotten away with murder-what morons!! Thomas, why did you lie about your book report before you were even supposed to know that Martha was dead? Michael's ridiculous book proposal idea(where he again admitted being at the scene of the crime on the night of the murder) will no doubt come back to haunt him as well. It seems to me that a half way decent investigator (Mark Fuhrman where were you in'75?) could have had these two numbskulls tripping all over themselves if they'd been interrogated in '75. So Thomas flunked out of 'Elmira College'(a very competive institution I'm sure) and Michael graduates at 30-something from some noname college for people with disabilities-real Kennedy go-getters these two! Boy, money doesn't buy class, decency, morals and it sure as hell didn't buy a single brain cell for the Skakels!! May they rot in hell.
Madison, WI US - Monday, April 03, 2000 @ 18:30:35 EST
- My heart and prayers go out to the Moxley's. I was the same age as Martha in 1975. The rich can't get by with everything forever. It caught up to him. Hope he's tried as an adult!!
Tulsa, OK US - Monday, April 03, 2000 @ 15:09:37 EST
- I just read a recent interview with Tommy Moxley in which he asks "what gives these people to judge me?" Well, Tommy we have every right to judge you. A heinous crime was committed against a child and that is a crime against all of us as who are part of a decent civilized society. It is clear from the Sutton reports that you lied several times to authorities who questioned you during the official investigation. Are you aware that lying in this way is a crime in itself. How you could hold back the truth to a devistated family like the Moxleys is beyond me. But then I am not a Skakel, thank god. I guarantee that you will pay somehow for your role in this cover up.
Rochester, MI US - Sunday, April 02, 2000 @ 23:11:15 EST
- i just read the book "murder in greenwich "could not put it down .i admire mrs moxley for not giving up .i admire mr fuhrmann for his chillingley accurate investigation.there must be justice in this case ,justice for martha .my thoughts and prayers are with you all
burnaby bc canada, canada - Sunday, April 02, 2000 @ 14:57:11 EST
- i just read the book "murder in greenwich "could not put it down .i admire mrs moxley for not giving up .i admire mr fuhrmann for his chillingley accurate investigation.there must be justice in this case ,justice for martha .my thoughts and prayers are with you all
burnaby bc canada, canada - Sunday, April 02, 2000 @ 14:54:12 EST
- In one of the books that I read on this case they said that if it had not been such a famous family involved, this case would have been forgotten and the killer would go free. We had such a case in my town: a teenaged girl was murdered and the son of a prominent family was tried and aquitted and now all is forgotten.However many still believe that this young man commited the crime and was protected by his family. Of course the girl's family continues to suffer. In the name of this victim and Martha Moxley I hope Michael, the obvious murderer, is convicted.
Shaker Heights, OH US - Saturday, April 01, 2000 @ 23:26:31 EST
- Helen Montana-Marson
US - Saturday, April 01, 2000 @ 08:59:55 EST