Neighbors' Indifference to Kitty Genovese Murder Worse Than Believed: Book

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QUEENS — Kitty Genovese's neighbors — who did nothing to help her as she was brutally raped and murdered in Kew Gardens 50 years ago — were even more indifferent to the young victim's screams than has previously been reported, according to a new book.

Genovese, who was 28 years old when she was killed on March 13, 1964, in the hallway of her two-story apartment building on Austin Street, is the subject of a new book by Catherine Pelonero, who re-examined the case and found many new details about one of the most infamous murders in New York City history.

In her book, “Kitty Genovese: A True Account of a Public Murder and its Private Consequences,” scheduled to be published in March, Pelonero gives a detailed and chilling account of Winston Moseley's fatal attack on Genovese....

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