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Jurors Say Menendez Brothers Served Long Enough

The Menendez brothers were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on July 2, 1996. Over 20 years after the trial, the ninth juror, Hazel Thornton, believes the brothers have served long enough.

“My blood went cold because I had never seen a killer before,” said Thornton after seeing the brothers for the first time in court. “That was my first jury experience.”

The cold that she felt 21 years ago has warmed up in present day, along with alternate juror Betty Burke Oldfield. Oldfield originally believed the Menendez brothers were “rich spoiled kids that killed their parents.”

“There is no way I would think that today,” she admitted.

‘I Did Not Want to Discuss It With Anyone’

From Mule Creek Prison, Lyle Menendez talks about the confession tape that would ultimately lead to his arrest for the murder of his parents. 

(Published Wednesday, Oct.

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After Two Decades, the Menendez Brothers Case Returns in “Law & Order True Crime”

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Law Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders’ is the first installment to the new ‘True Crime’ series. PHOTO/ NBC

By Bianca Cange

Published: October 4th, 2017

The longest running crime show in television,Law Order,” brings the Menendez brothers’ names back into the headlines after almost two decades.  The “Law Order” franchise is already known for its series, “Criminal Intent,” “Special Victims Unit,” “Trial By Jury” and “LA.” Now they have added a new series called “True Crime,” and their first installment, “Law Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders,” is focused on the famous Menendez crime of 1989. Joseph Lyle Menendez and Erik Galen Menendez were accused and sentenced to a life without parole for the brutal murders of their parents José and Mary “Kitty” Menendez.

The events that have occurred in previous “Law

Read more at: http://bcexcelsior.com/after-two-decades-the-menendez-brothers-case-returns-in-law-order-true-crime/

After Two Decades, the Menendez Brothers Case Returns in “Law …

Law Order True Crime 2
Law Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders’ is the first installment to the new ‘True Crime’ series. PHOTO/ NBC

By Bianca Cange

Published: October 4th, 2017

The longest running crime show in television,Law Order,” brings the Menendez brothers’ names back into the headlines after almost two decades.  The “Law Order” franchise is already known for its series, “Criminal Intent,” “Special Victims Unit,” “Trial By Jury” and “LA.” Now they have added a new series called “True Crime,” and their first installment, “Law Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders,” is focused on the famous Menendez crime of 1989. Joseph Lyle Menendez and Erik Galen Menendez were accused and sentenced to a life without parole for the brutal murders of their parents José and Mary “Kitty” Menendez.

The events that have occurred in previous “Law

Read more at: http://bcexcelsior.com/after-two-decades-the-menendez-brothers-case-returns-in-law-order-true-crime/