The last time Erik and Lyle Menendez saw each other in person was on September 10, 1996, when the two brothers were found guilty of first-degree murder in the 1989 shooting deaths of their parents, Jose and Kitty Menendez.
For more than two decades, Lyle was housed at Mule Creek State Prison in Ione, California — a small town outside Sacramento. Erik was incarcerated at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in San Diego, more than 500 miles away.
But last month, the brothers reunited.
Lyle Menendez, now 50, gave an interview to DailyMailTV.
“It was just a remarkable moment,” Menendez said. “It was just something I wasn’t sure was ever going to happen,”
Lyle revealed that how he embraced Erik, now 47. He whispered “finally,” and the brothers burst into tears.
The men now live in a unit where inmates agree to participate in educational and other rehabilitation programs. If any prisoners