Lyle and Erik Menendez were convicted of murdering their parents, Jose and Kitty Menendez, in 1996, after two trials. Their parents had been murdered on August 20, 1989, and had received several close-range shotgun wounds. Although the brothers were questioned at the beginning of the investigation, it was only later that they were considered suspects in the crime. After the second trial, the young men were convicted and sentenced to life in prison.

Lyle and Erik Menendez were 21 and 18 at the time of their parents’ death. Jose ...

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