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The Menendez brothers: 25 years later
CBS News, by Staff

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 8/21/2014 4:47:32 AM

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Twenty-five years ago, on the night of Aug. 20, 1989, Erik and Lyle Menendez gunned down their parents in the den of their Beverly Hills, Calif. mansion. Erik was 18, Lyle 21. Their father,entertainment executive Jose Menendez, was shot in the head from point-blank range. Their mother, Kitty, was shot multiple times while trying to escape. The brothers´ first trial, which was broadcast on Court TV in 1993, became a national sensation. At that trial, they admitted to killing their parents, but their defense attorneys surprised the prosecution with an abuse defense, according to the Los Angeles Times. The brothers were

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bazi, 8/21/2014 7:28:40 AM     (No. 9974680)

The depravity doesn´t end with Erik and Lyle. While in prison, they both got married.
What kind of women marry men who kill their parents?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Susannah, 8/21/2014 10:16:47 AM     (No. 9974922)

Lyle Menendez has married TWICE since he´s been in prison????

Dominick Dunne wrote a really good article about the case entitled "Nightmare on Elm Drive." It´s available online in the Vanity Fair archive.

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