Tragedy has struck the Kennedy’s again. The estranged second wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Mary Kennedy was found dead at her Bedford, New York home yesterday. She was only 52. Kennedy Jr. had filed for divorce back in 2010 but court records reveal that the proceedings were still on, and the split was not legally final. Kennedy Jr. is the son of Robert F. Kennedy — JFK’s brother — and his wife Ethel Kennedy. Mary’s lawyer, Kerry Lawrence, has released a statement that reads, “We deeply regret the death of our beloved sister Mary, whose radiant and creative spirit will be sorely missed by those who loved her. Our heart goes out to her children who she loved without reservation.”
The police also stated yesterday that they were looking into a “possible unattended death” and that they also, strangely, found “a deceased individual” in a building on her property. The details of who that person is, including their name, is not being released at the moment. Lt. Dickan of the Bedford P.D has said, “There was a phone call made from the home requesting assistance for a death at that location. This is an unattended death investigation. That means no one was there when the person died.” Sources are already giving out information that this was a suicide, but that news has not been confirmed as yet, as Mary’s body is currently being examined at the Westchester County Medical Examiner. This is such horrible news. Mary had four children with Kennedy Jr. — Conor, Kyra, William and Aiden. Our condolences go out to all of them.
UPDATE: The latest news through NY Post sources is that Mary Kennedy hanged herself in her barn. Apparently, her estranged husband, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s alleged womanizing got to her, and she dealt with her problems by drinking and taking prescription drugs. A close friend has revealed, “She was deeply troubled, abusing alcohol and prescription meds. She had cause. She was used up and tossed away by Bobby. That was awful.” We will post more news as it is confirmed.
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