Brooke Astor's Son Indicted For Misusing Estate

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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BROOKE RUN DRY Astor, Marshall (inset)(Photo: Getty Images)

Anthony D. Marshall, son of the late fur-coated national ATM Brooke Astor, has been indicted by prosecutors in Manhattan, reportedly stemming from his misuse of Astor's $198 million estate. Marshall recused himself as Astor's caretaker after he was accused by his son, Phillip Marshall, of providing substandard living conditions for the ailing philanthropist. Marshall's lawyer, Francis X. Morrissey, Jr., has also been charged, and given the gravity of Mrs. Astor's do-gooder legacy, the strength of her bedazzled Rolodex, and the amount of cash involved, this will likely prove a dirty, smelly mess. AP

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