Timeline

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Timeline

Born 10 January 1968 - Joseph Lyle Menendez 27 November 1971 - Erik Galen MenendezThe Victims 20 August 1989 - José Menendez, 44 20 August 1989 - Kitty Menendez, 47Arrested 8 March 1990 – Lyle Menendez, 22 11 March 1990  – Erik Menendez, 18Trials 8 December 1992 - Indicted by the Los Angeles County Grand Jury 20 July 1993–28 January 1994 - First trial 23 August 1995–20 March 1996 - Second trialConvicted 20 March 1996 – First-degree murder with special circumstances and conspiracy to commit murderSentenced 2 July 1996 - Two consecutive life sentences each, without the possibility of parole