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section bar. it the 60s. and to mph, Girl, 15, Found Murdered At Her Greenwich lice said the discovery followed an intensive search of the area since the girl's mother reported her missing about 3 a.m. yesterday. Her mother, Mrs. Dorothy Moxley, told police that Martha was at a friend's house Thursday night and was expected home around'9:30 p.m. She called police at 3:45 a.m. and a search for the 5 fool 5 inch blontl girl found .nothing. A local broadcast was put out at 4 a.m., police reported. Police Detective Thomas Kegan told . reporters, "We have reason to believe she was assaulted on the property and dragged to the tree." "We don't have a heck of a to. go on," Capt. Kegan added. Authorities declined to specu- ate on whether the girl's body was under the tree when police searched the area a f t e r Moxley's call, or if she had dragged there afterwards. Police said they have no leads or suspects in the case. Mr. Mrs.- J, David Moxley moved Greenwich only a year ago. 'GREENWICH -- The body of a missing teenager was found yesterday on her family's estate in one of the most exclusive areas of this wealthy suburb. Police said lhat Martha Moxley, 15, was apparently atlacked and slruck en Ihe head with an unknown instrument. An autopsy was being performed today to determine the exact cause and time of death. Police, however, said they believe Miss Moxley was killed on the estate and dragged under a Lree, the spot where she was found yeslerday afternoon. Miss Moxley visited tho nearby lome of Ethel'Kennedy's nephew prior to her death, aulhorilies said. The nephew, Thomas Ska- ·tel, was a -sophomore classmate al Greenwich high school. Mrs. Kennedy, widow of U.S. Sen. Robert F Kennedy, D-N.Y., is the sister of Skakel's father. A. 15-year-old neighbor discovered the body of the Moxley girl at 12:45 p.m. yesterday under a pine tree 200 feet southwest of the large family house o n ' W a l s h lane, local police said. The po-

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  1. The Bridgeport Post,
  2. 01 Nov 1975, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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