Moxley and Skakel families react to bail ruling

The Skakel and Moxley families were inside a crowded courtroom today as the judge set bail for Michael Skakel. Skakel was freed on a $1.2

Dorothy Moxley, the mother of the victim, says she's disappointed the judge let Skakel out on bond.

Dorothy Moxley, the mother of the victim, says she's disappointed the judge let Skakel out on bond. (11/21/13)

STAMFORD - The Skakel and Moxley families were inside a crowded courtroom today as the judge set bail for Michael Skakel.

Skakel was freed on a $1.2 million bond while he awaits a new trial in the Greenwich killing of Martha Moxley when they were both 15.

Dorothy Moxley, the mother of the victim, says she's disappointed the judge let Skakel out on bond.

The Moxley family says they feel confident that the prosecution will win the appeal and the ruling for a new trial will be overturned.

"This is the first step in correcting a terrible wrong. We look forward to Michael being vindicated and justice finally being served. We are thankful to God that after 11 and one-half years he will be reunited with his son. We are grateful for the love and prayers of Michael's many supporters who have sustained him through this ordeal," said the Skakel family in a statement after the hearing.  

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Connecticut Sportscast, Dec. 6
The two women hurt in the crash were 2 Fundraiser started for women hurt in tractor-trailer crash
Authorities say it happened in the Springdale section 3 Stamford PD: Teens rob unlocked car in Springdale section
4 VIDEO: Extended interview with Yonkers NAACP attorney
Officials say Ramon Milan and Jose Crespo broke 5 Bridgeport police arrest 2 in deadly MA fire

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Michael Skakel free on bond in Moxley murder

Michael Skakel is free after a judge granted him bail at a hearing in Stamford

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE