Born
10 January 1968 - Joseph Lyle Menendez
27 November 1971 - Erik Galen Menendez
The Victims
20 August 1989 - José Menendez, 44
20 August 1989 - Kitty Menendez, 47
Arrested
8 March 1990 – Lyle Menendez, 22
11 March 1990  – Erik Menendez, 18
Trials
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 trial
Convicted
20 March 1996 – First-degree murder with special circumstances and conspiracy to commit murder
Sentenced
2 July 1996 - Two consecutive life sentences each, without the possibility of parole