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Directed by Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg (directors of "Reversing Roe" and "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work"), "The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park" takes a deeper look into the murder of Jennifer Levin, exposes evidence that was inadmissible in the trial and looks into the circumstances that made the story unfold the way it did. America's untamed ambition in the mid-1980s, the rarified 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.

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Both sides present their cases; jurors are mesmerized by Robert's charisma; afraid Robert has charmed them, the prosecution offers a plea deal.
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Robert's preppy persona begins to crumble; when the church steps in to support Robert, the judge releases him on bail; the media jumps on the defense's strategy to make Jennifer seem fast and loose; the prosecution works to establish motive.
aired 113 days ago
The NYPD identifies a dead girl in Central Park as Jennifer Levin; the search for her killer leads to her prep school friend Robert Chambers; Robert confesses he killed Jennifer Levin accidentally during rough sex.
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The media jumps on the defense's strategy to make Jennifer seem fast and loose; the prosecution works to establish motive.
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Robert's preppy persona begins to crumble; when the Church steps in to support Robert, the judge releases him on bail.
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Robert confesses he killed Jennifer Levin accidentally during rough sex; his mother hires a high-profile attorney who says Jennifer was the aggressor.
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The NYPD identifies a dead girl in Central Park as Jennifer Levin; the search for her killer leads to her prep school friend Robert Chambers; Robert confesses he killed Jennifer Levin accidentally during rough sex.

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