Brown sues to block sale of JFK Jr.’s college application

John F. Kennedy Jr.
In this Sept. 10, 1979 file photo, John Kennedy Jr. waits in registration line at Brown University in Providence, R.I., to register for his first year of college. (AP Photo/Constance Brown, File)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University has gone to court to try to block the sale of the college application for John F. Kennedy Jr., which the school says was stolen.

The lawsuit filed Friday in California asks the court to bar the website from selling the documents, which include Kennedy’s application and letters from his mother, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, discussing his time at Brown.

Website Operator Gary Zimet referred comments Saturday to his attorney, who didn’t immediately respond to an email.

Zimet told The Providence Journal that a person hired to clean out a home in East Hampton, New York, found them, and Zimet got them through an intermediary about a week ago.

Kennedy graduated from Brown in 1983. He died in a plane crash in 1999.