Skip to comments.Millionaire Robert Durst Was In HBO's 'The Jinx.' It Led To His Murder Conviction
Posted on 09/17/2021 11:39:17 PM PDT by nickcarraway
A Los Angeles jury convicted Robert Durst on Friday of murdering his best friend 20 years ago in a case that took on new life after the New York real estate heir participated in a documentary that connected him to the slaying linked to his wife's 1982 disappearance.
Durst, 78, was convicted of the first-degree murder of Susan Berman, who was shot at point-blank range in the back of the head in her Los Angeles home in December 2000 as she was prepared to tell police how she helped cover up his wife's killing.
Berman, the daughter of a Las Vegas mobster, was Durst's longtime confidante who told friends she provided a phony alibi for him after his wife vanished.
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Its about time.
He jumped bail in Texas and was arrested after shoplifting a chicken sandwich in Pennsylvania, despite having $37,000 in cash — along with two handguns — in his rental car.
This is actually the least strange sentence of a very strange story of this person.
Durst, 78, was convicted of the first-degree murder of Susan Berman... the daughter of a Las Vegas mobster... Durst's longtime confidante who told friends she provided a phony alibi for him after his wife vanished.
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