When the wealthy father of a teenaged party girl is found stabbed to death, Detectives Goren and Eames suspect a mysterious nightclub owner whose unsavory reputation and connection to the mob aroused the victim's fears. However, the cop investigators are stymied when they bump up against an immovable object after they discover the surprising hidden identity of the slick club proprietor.
Did You Know?
When Lilly's friend says about her father "want me to do a Menendez on him?" he is referring to the high-profile case of the Menendez murders from the late 1980's and early 1990's. Lyle and Erik Menendez are American brothers from Beverly Hills, California, who were convicted in a high-profile criminal trial in 1994 for the 1989 murder by shotgun of their wealthy parents, entertainment executive José and his wife Mary "Kitty" Menendez. Though initially not regarded as suspects, the brothers attracted the attention of authorities as they spent their deceased parents' fortune lavishly within weeks of the murders. During the trial, the brothers claimed that the murders stemmed from years of sexual and psychological abuse that they had suffered at the hands of their parents. They were first tried by two different juries (one for each brother). Both juries deadlocked which led to a mistrial. For the second trial, Erik and Lyle were judged by the same jury, who rejected the defense's claim. The brothers were sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. The Menendez murders are the subject of the latest Law & Order spin-off, Law & Order True Crime
(2017). See more
Detective Robert Goren
You used her, John. She was weak and you used her. That really pisses me off.