CRIME

Winston Moseley, Who Killed Kitty Genovese, Dies In Prison At 81

Winston Moseley, center, was imprisoned for almost 52 years for the rape and murder of Kitty Genovese.
Winston Moseley, center, was imprisoned for almost 52 years for the rape and murder of Kitty Genovese.

Winston Moseley, who stalked, raped and killed Kitty Genovese in a prolonged knife attack in New York in 1964 while neighbors failed to act on her desperate cries for help — a nightmarish tableau that came to symbolize urban apathy in America — died on March 28, in prison. He was 81.

 

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