Lyle and Erik Menendez’s Life ‘Inside’ During the Pandemic [UPDATED]

Lyle and Erik Menendez’s Life ‘Inside’ During the Pandemic [UPDATED]

UPDATE – July 10, 2020:

Both Lyle and Erik Menendez continue to remain healthy.

Lyle tells me that the brothers (and other inmates at Donovan) are wearing masks, social distancing and following other prison protocols to stay safe.

The COVID-19 tracking website from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reports that there are 2222 active cases in the CDCR prison population of 115,000.

There have been 31 inmate deaths statewide.

Six Degrees of Incarceration: When Erik Menendez Met O.J. Simpson

Six Degrees of Incarceration: When Erik Menendez Met O.J. Simpson

Erik and Lyle Menendez were arrested in March 1990, seven months after they killed their parents.

By June of 1994, the Beverly Hills brothers had been in custody for over four years. During that time, they shared the slammer with many notorious prisoners, including their Brentwood neighbor Orenthal James Simpson, who was arrested 25 years ago today. 

Now that O.J. is back in the news — planning to “set the record straight” on Twitter — let’s take a look back to 1994, when Erik met O.J.