The Westchester County Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed to Patch that the death at 326 South Bedford Road this afternoon was that of Mary Kennedy, the 52-year-old wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
Bedford police responded to the residence at 1:36 p.m. to investigate a possible unattended death.
The Kennedys were married in 1994, but Robert Kennedy, Jr. filed for divorce in May.
That news of their split followed a , including a 911 call from the residence which led to police filing a domestic incident report, and another police call to the house for domestic incident involving the children, followed by a drunken driving arrest outside of the St. Patrick's School carnival.
The downward spiral followed a harmonious picture of the couple that was presented in April 2010, to the media and to a special event featuring the Boys & Girls Club Youth Awards.
Robert Kennedy, Jr. divorced his previous wife, Emily Ruth Black, in 1994.