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Richter orders Robert Durst to stand trial for killing girlfriend Susan Berman



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By Andrew Blankstein and Phil Helsel

A Los Angeles judge on Thursday ordered property heirs Robert Durst to court in 2000 in the murder of his girlfriend Susan Berman stand. [1

9659007] Durst, 75, has denied killing Berman, who was found dead in her home at the Benedict Canyon in Los Angeles on Christmas Eve 2000 with a single gunshot wound to the back of her head. Prosecutors believe she was killed the day before.

Prosecutors claim that Durst is worried that Berman would implicate him in the death of his first wife, Kathie, who disappeared in 1982. Her body was never found, and thirst was never charged

The Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, Judge Mark E. Winham, issued his verdict after a two-week trial in which he heard statements from two friends of Kathie Durst, Two former New York Post reporters who quenched the thirst for interview after missing interview, interviews of "Jinx" filmmakers Andrew Jarecki and Marc Smerling, as well as evidence from prosecutors and police officers.

Durst was arrested in 2015 in New Orleans for a murder warrant in connection with the investigation of Bermans death

Durst is charged with murder and has pleaded not guilty.

If convicted, he faces a possible maximum sentence of life imprisonment without probation; Los Angel

Durst's lawyer, Dick DeGuerin, said in a telephone interview Thursday night that the verdict was no surprise and that Durst maintain his innocence.

"Bob Durst did not kill Susan Berman and I do not know who it was," DeGuerin said. "She was his best friend."

"This was a case created by a television series," DeGuerin added.

The thirst was brought to trial in 2003 for the murder of his neighbor Morris Black, whose body he was

Thirst was acquitted by a jury, though he admitted to chopping the victim's corpse, carefully placing the body parts in plastic He had argued that the killing was in self-defense and thirst decreed the corpse because he feared the police would harass him after rumors of Berman's assassination and the disappearance of his body were thrown into the bay of Galveston Bay Woman had raised.

In the finale of an HBO documentary "The Jinx: The Life and Death of Robert Durst" Durst seems to confess not only to Berman's killing but to at least two others.

A microphone he wore during the interview was live when he went to the bathroom. It whispered to him, "What a disaster … I'm having trouble asking, what the hell did I do, they were all killed, of course."


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