Trial of Robert Durst begins in Los Angeles

Durst has been charged with first-degree murder in the 2000 death of his friend Susan Berman.
2:12 | 03/05/20

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Joining us now to break down the first day of the trial is our will Carr who was there will. How do we expect this series to play a role in the trial. A lot Lindsay prosecution has already been using Robert durst own words against him as they're making their case today jury and you may remember the big bomb shelf. With the jinx that was in the last episode when you could hear durst at admit to what a lot of people thought was a potential confessional it turns out. That that bombshell was heavily edited by HBO we're gonna play for you what aired on the jinx and then I'm gonna read to you what durst actually sent. Worst. But what he said in full was actually I don't know what you expected to get I don't know what's in the howls a Y want this killed them all off course. I wanna do something new there's nothing new a bowel that he was right I was wrong the burping I'm having difficulty with the question. What the hell did I do now the judges said that if the jury actually does here this they have to hear that statement in bold not what aired on HBO and winds you can see that the two are completely different. Well after hearing a opening arguments what do we expect from the trial ahead. While we're expecting a lot more bombshells the prosecution is painting a picture that involves three murderers. The alleged murder of durst first wife back in the eighties her body has never been found another murder in Texas that durst. Has already been acquitted four then of course the murder of Susan Berman this also involves. Allegations. Revenge and one victim who's actually link to the mafia if you got it all off. This trial's expected to last for months they're planning on hearing for more than a hundred witnesses so there's going to be a lot of explosive testimony. And the days and weeks to come. They explosive I can imagine will car in Los Angeles for us thank you will.

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