They and their extended family have been media fodder for decades after numerous assassinations, murders, suicides, and fatal accidents.
From the deaths of the Brothers Kennedy in the 1960s to the John Jr.-Caroline-Sister plane crash in the late 1990s, money could not buy happiness. But money CAN buy a team of investigators. And that is just what is happening in the most recent chapter of the Kennedy's voluminous saga.
The family of the late Mary Richardson Kennedy has hired investigators to look into her death by strangulation earlier this year, in May -- which death was officially ruled a suicide. She was the estranged wife of Robert Kennedy, Jr., son of Robert, who was killed in 1968 during his bid for the Presidency. She was found hanging from a rafter in her home's garage on May16 of this year.
Although criminal prosecution does not seem to be the motive behind the investigation, it may be that a wrongful death civil lawsuit is on the horizon. It would not be the first time a male Kennedy has been "involved" in the death of a woman.