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Former Menudo Member: I Was Raped by Menendez Dad

Years before Jose Menendez was killed by his sons Lyle and Erik

(Newser) - "I know what he did to me in his house," former Menudo member Roy Rossello says of the father of the Menendez brothers in an upcoming docuseries. Rossello, one of dozens of former members of the Puerto Rican boy band, says he was drugged and raped by Jose...

After 22 Years, Menendez Brothers Are Reunited

They're now in the same unit at a California prison

(Newser) - The Menendez brothers, who were convicted of killing their parents in their Beverly Hills mansion nearly three decades ago, have been reunited in a southern California prison. Erik Menendez, 47, has moved into the same housing unit as his 50-year-old brother, Lyle Menendez, Corrections department spokeswoman Terry Thornton said Thursday....

Silence Broken: A Menendez Brother Speaks

Silence Broken:
A Menendez

Silence Broken: A Menendez Brother Speaks

'No river of tears has changed that': Lyle Menendez on killing parents with younger brother Erik in 1989

(Newser) - In 1989, two young brothers from Beverly Hills shocked the nation by shooting their parents to death. Now, 27 years later, Lyle and Erik Menendez remain incarcerated in different prisons—each received two consecutive life sentences with no parole—and Lyle, now 48, recently spoke to ABC News for a...

New Law & Order Series Features Menendez Case

Notorious '90s case will be back in the spotlight

(Newser) - The sensational trials of the '90s have rolled back around faster than some of the era's fashions. Parent-killing rich kids Lyle and Erik Menendez will be in the spotlight once again in a new Law & Order series that the Los Angeles Times describes as NBC's attempt...

Rich Kids Who Went Terribly Wrong
 Rich Kids Who 
 Went Terribly Wrong 
silver-spoon murderers

Rich Kids Who Went Terribly Wrong

From John Hinckley to Abdulmutallab, sometimes privilege corrupts

(Newser) - Being born with a silver spoon doesn't automatically make you a golden child—or adult. Newsweek takes a look at children of privilege who took an extremely sharp turn away from very-well-to-do families and toward lives of terrorism and murder:
  • Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab: The son of one of the wealthiest

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