A Family Problem for Skakel

A sibling may produce a dramatic twist in the murder trial of Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel. So far, relative after relative has backed up Ethel Kennedy's nephew, who is on trial in Norwalk, Conn., for the 1975 murder of his teenage neighbor Martha Moxley. He has said he was nowhere near the murder scene--Moxley's home, across the street from the Skakels' in Greenwich--at 10 p.m. that Oct. 30, the time forensic experts estimate Moxley died. And last week Skakel's elder brother Rushton Jr. and cousin James Dowdle testified that the defendant left home at 9:30 p.m., drove with them to Dowdle's...

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