Robert Kennedy Jr's wife Mary found dead at 52

Thursday May 17, 2012

Robert Kennedy Jr’s estranged wife has been found dead at her home in New York.

Mary Kennedy – wife of the assassinated politician Robert Kennedy’s son – is said to have committed suicide in the barn of her home in the wealthy district of Westchester County. 

Details of the death are yet to be confirmed by police or her family members.

Her family did, however, confirm the news in a short statement which read:

"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. We have no further comment at this time."

Mary, who was 52, had four children with her estranged husband Robert.

Photo: © Getty

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