In 1989, 21-year-old Lyle and 18-year-old Erik Menendez walked into their parents' den and killed them. Erik shares in stunning detail the events of the week leading up to the murders and the motive behind the crime that shocked America.
The trial takes a shocking turn when the defense says Erik and Lyle killed their parents after years of sexual abuse. Erik tells his harrowing account of growing up in the Menendez "House of Horrors."
Erik recalls his mother's decline in the years leading up to the murders and looks on in agony as his brother Lyle testifies, vividly describing the abuse at the hands of their father. Will Erik take the stand himself and tell his story?
The first trial ends in a stunning surprise verdict. Erik takes us inside the prep for his second trial and why he alone is left to speak for both the brothers as a second jury weighs a sentence of life in prison or death.