The Menendez Brothers

Everything To Know About The Menendez Brothers’ Murder Trial

While prosecutors painted Lyle and Erik Menendez as spoiled, self-serving liars who killed their own parents to inherit their millions, the defense argued they were traumatized victims of sexual abuse who feared for their lives.

Why The Case Of The Menendez Brothers Stunned A Nation

“The parents were as much on trial as Lyle and Erik Menendez were on trial and why the prosecution tried to stick to a just the facts ma'm narrative. The defense strategy was emotion, emotion, emotion, emotion," a former Los Angeles Times reporter said of the sensational nature of the case.