In 1989, 21 year-old Lyle and 18 year-old Erik Menendez walked into their parents' den and killed them.
For the first time in over a decade, Erik Menendez opens up with his most in-depth interview to date in this new documentary series that re-examines one of the most fascinating true crime tragedies of the past century through the lens of one of the convicted killers. This riveting series includes extensive phone interviews with Erik as well as rare emotional footage, never-before-seen photos and new interviews with prosecutors, law enforcement, close family, friends and medical experts that chronicle the story you thought you knew.
Erik Menendez recounts the horrible torment of his tortured past, the brutal murder that he and his older brother Lyle committed and the dizzying series of events that led them to conceal and later confess to their roles in the killing of their parents. After two trials and three juries, Erik and Lyle Menendez were convicted and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. This eye-opening series features new interviews with former Los Angeles District Attorney Christopher Darden, news icon Larry King, Erik's wife Tammi Menendez and Associated Press trial reporter Linda Deutsch, among many others, who provide their personal points of view to help unveil the real story behind the notorious case.