Judge Orders New Trial For Kennedy Nephew Michael Skakel, Convicted Of 1975 Teen Girl Slaying

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October 24, 2013 AT 11:45 AM
A judge ordered a retrial for Michael Skakel who was convicted more than a decade ago in the 1975 murder of his teenage neighbor. Judge Thomas Bishop ruled that Skakel's attorney did not sufficiently represent him when he was convicted in 2002 of bludgeoning Martha Moxley to death when they were both 15-year-olds in tony Greenwich, Conn. He is currently serving 20 years to life behind bars.