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Martha2 - Greenwich Girl Was Slain With Golf Club, Cop^...
Greenwich Girl Was Slain With Golf Club, Cop^ Say GREENWICH - A golf club found near the body of 15-year- old Martha Moxtey on her family's family's estate has been established as the weapon with which her skull was fractured by an' assailant assailant who..remains the object of a wide' police search, Police Chief Stephen M. Baran said yesterday, yesterday, . /The disclosure was made at a press conference at which the chief made known the findings of an autopsy performed bv Dr Elliott Gross, state medical examiner. examiner. He said the girl was slain.be- tween-9:30 p.m. Thursday and 5 a.m. Friday, and that there was no evidence of sexual assault. . Her mother had expected her home about 9:30 p.m. Thursday night and called police about 3:45 a.m. Friday when she failed to return from visiting friends in the exclusive neighborhood, which is guarded by private police. police. Found Near House Her body was found about : 12:45 p.m. Friday by Sheila McGuire, McGuire, a 15-year-old neighbor and school classmate. The body was found beneath a tree, about 200 feet from the Moxley home, but police believe it was dragged there after the girl was slain. In establishing the Moxley girl's movements on the fateful evening, police learned she had been in Ihe company of Jackie Wetenhall, daughter of John Wetenhall, Wetenhall, president of the National Dairy Corp., Helen Ix, daughter of Robert Ix, president of Schweppes, and Jeffrey Burns, a nieghbor. She was reported- to have visited several homes including that of Thomas Skakel, a 15-year-old Greenwich high school classmate who is a nephew of Ethel Kennedy, wife of the late Senator Robert Kennedy. Kennedy. Miss Moxley's father, J. David Moxley, is a partner in Tuchc-Ro'ss and Co., an international international accounting firm. He, his wife Dorothy and Martha's brother John, 17, have lived in the Field Point Circle residential area about a year. patrolled by Greenwich police, has' its own . private guard establishment, but police said entry and escape by outside intruders was far from impossible especially since the back of the area abuts the Connecticut turnpike. Chief Baran and Deteptiy.e Captain ihomas Keegan 'said there was no indication of motive In the slaying of the popular teenager, but that local and state police would spare effort at solving the'slaying. s tragedy of this strikes our town, "When magnitude r every officer shares in the "concern "concern which is p r e v a throughout the community," said Chief Baran, "All residents can be assured that every possible resource is being utilized in this continuing, intensive investigation." Meanwhile, the girl's grieving family completed her funeral arrangements, and the services will be conducted Tuesday at Firs! Lutheran SECURITY CARS PATROLLED SLAYING AREA - ThTsTayer° of" IS-year-oId Martha Moxley had to elude private security guards as well as Greenwich police in the exclusive Field Point area but police r '««"- a

Clipped from The Bridgeport Post02 Nov 1975, SunPage 2

The Bridgeport Post (Bridgeport, Connecticut)02 Nov 1975, SunPage 2
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