The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park
This timely and emotionally-charged documentary series vividly reexamines one of the most sensational crimes in recent American history; the brutal 1986 murder of Jennifer Levin at the hands of Robert Chambers. A case that infamously came to be known as The Preppy Murder. Using exclusive interviews and never before seen footage, The Preppy Murder looks into the circumstances that made the story unfold the way it did. America's untamed ambition in the mid-1980s, the rarefied lifestyle of New York's privileged prep school kids, sexism, elitism, an all-out tabloid media war that blamed the victim and an imperfect justice system.
Part 1: Woman Down In Central Park
The NYPD identifies a dead girl in Central Park as Jennifer Levin.
Part 3: Who is Robert Chambers?
Robert's "preppy" persona begins to crumble.Church steps in to help Robert, released on bail.
Part 4: Blame the Victim
The media jumps on the defense's strategy to make Jennifer seem fast and loose.
Part 5: The Trial of the Decade
Both sides present their cases. Jurors are mesmerized by Robert's charisma.