Ep 41 - The Menendez Brothers

Lyle and Erik Menendez were born into a life of privilege. They would have the finest of everything growing up. Their father Jose was a high powered media executive who had a reputation for doing anything necessary to get what he wanted. Their mother Kitty was a stay at home mom. Jose ran the family with an iron fist. He expected excellence in all areas from Lyle and Erik and this would become a constant theme in their life, one they would not be able to live up to.On August 20th, 1989, the brothers would brutally murder both of their parents inside their home. Their attempts to get away with the murders would only work for a short while. They would tell more than one person what they had done but it would be one person in particular that would provide the police with the information that they need. But this case is not a whodunit. The biggest question here is why did the brothers murder their parents.Join Mike and Gibby as they discuss this infamous case of two sons killing their parents. What was the real motive behind the killing and was one brother pushing the other? Mike and Gibs discuss the backgrounds of the family and the situation in that household that led up to the murders. Eventually this trial would become a media frenzy and the whole world would be watching the performance play out in real time.Visit the the show's website at truecrimeallthetime.com for contact and merchandise information.You can help support the show by going to patreon.com/truecrimeallthetime

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