- Additional Details
- Format: Closed-captioned, Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- DVD Release Date: October 19, 1999
Murder, wealth, power, a famous family--all are part of the Martha Moxley homicide in Greenwich, Connecticut. Martha's 1975 murder was linked to Tommy and Michael Skakel, nephew to Ethel Kennedy, which some think led police and the media to back away from an aggressive investigation. But the case has been recently reopened.
Greenwich, Connecticut, known as the "gateway to New England," is the wealthiest town in America. It is the type of place that is supposed to be insulated from crime. But on Halloween, 1975, a grisly discovery shattered that illusion. The body of Martha Moxley was found in her own backyard. She'd been beaten to death with a Toney Penna 6-iron.
CITY CONFIDENTIAL reveals how the case has gone unsolved for nearly 25 years, despite a wealth of evidence pointing to the involvement of Michael and Tommy Skakel, Moxley's next-door neighbors. Timothy Dumas, author of A Wealth of Evil, details the dangerous brew of money and influence that has colored the case since the very beginning, since the Skakels are relatives of the Kennedys. You'll hear from a retired police officer who worked on the case and the mother of the victim. And examine the evidence for yourself.
From the events of the night before the discovery to the recent grand jury deliberations that may finally put an end to the quarter-century legal odyssey, this is a fascinating chronicle of crime and justice in one of America's most exclusive communities.