Murder and the Menendez Brothers Episode 4

Posted at 8:51 AM, July 14, 2020 and last updated 4:08 PM, September 26, 2022

Content Warning: This episode contains graphic descriptions of sexual abuse. Listener discretion is advised.

When defense lawyers for Erik and Lyle Menendez announced just weeks before their trial began that they did indeed murder their parents, it shocked the nation.  But that was just the first of many shocks to come as the case was laid out to justify their actions.  Were the brothers victims of years of sexual and emotional abuse at the hands of their parents? If so, does that justify their actions?

Murder and The Menendez Brothers: A Court TV Mystery – Episode 4 – Rhyme or Reason

It wasn’t just the juries debating the issues as the trial progressed. People across the country took part in the discourse as week by week more people tuned in to see the drama play out on their televisions. For more Court TV and to see our coverage of the first Menendez trial on demand, go to CourtTV.com.

To see to part one in Dr. Jerome Oziel’s six-part testimony, click here.

To see to part one in Lyle Menendez’s nine-part testimony, click here.

To see to part one in Erik Menendez’s nine-part testimony, click here.

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Murder and the Menendez Brothers: A Court TV Mystery is available now, wherever you listen to podcasts.

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