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5 months ago

Lead prosecutor shares courtroom strategy that took down Robert Durst

In September 2021, Robert Durst was convicted of killing his best friend.
5 months ago
Lead prosecutor shares courtroom strategy that took down Robert Durst
5 months ago

'20/20' looks at the investigation and trial of Robert Durst

Robert Durst's wife disappeared, then his close friend was murdered and his neighbor was shot, and a few muttered words caught on a hot mic are credited with bringing him down.
5 months ago
'20/20' looks at the investigation and trial of Robert Durst
5 months ago

How documentary team uncovered Robert Durst’s infamous hot mic confession

Marc Smerling, a producer and cinematographer on ‘The Jinx’ documentary, said an editor found the moment Durst was inadvertently recorded on a hot mic.
5 months ago
How documentary team uncovered Robert Durst’s infamous hot mic confession
7 months ago

Prosecutors lay out 'missed opportunities' in Robert Durst murder investigation

A report shows there was evidence that debunked Robert Durst's alibis.
7 months ago
Prosecutors lay out 'missed opportunities' in Robert Durst murder investigation
7 months ago

Dead wife's relatives seek part of Robert Durst's fortune

A quest for the fortune is underway just days after his death.
7 months ago
7 months ago

Robert Durst dies in custody

Robert Durst died in custody early Monday morning, his lawyer said in a statement.
7 months ago
Convicted murderer Robert Durst dies in custody
7 months ago

Convicted killer, real estate heir Robert Durst dies at 78

Authorities said he went into cardiac arrest while serving a life sentence for killing his friend Susan Berman in 2000. He was also accused of killing his wife and acquitted for killing his neighbor.
7 months ago
Convicted killer, real estate heir Robert Durst dies at 78
9 months ago

Kathleen Durst's family questions why murder charge took 39 years

The family of Robert Durst's first wife, Kathleen, held a news conference Tuesday.
9 months ago
Family of Robert Durst's wife questions why murder charge took 39 years
9 months ago

Kathleen Durst's family speaks out after Robert Durst indictment

The McCormack family questioned why it took 39 years to see murder charges against Robert Durst after Kathleen Durst dissappeared in 1982.
9 months ago
Kathleen Durst's family speaks out after Robert Durst indictment
9 months ago

Robert Durst indicted on murder of first wife, Kathleen

A grand jury indicted Robert Durst on a second-degree murder charge in connection with the 1982 death of his first wife, Kathleen.
9 months ago
Robert Durst, 78, indicted on murder of first wife, Kathleen
10 months ago

Robert Durst transferred to prison medical facility

Convicted murderer Robert Durst has been transferred to state prison less than two weeks after being hospitalized on a ventilator with COVID-19 following his sentencing for the slaying of his best friend
10 months ago
10 months ago

Robert Durst sentenced in Los Angeles

Durst faces life in prison without parole for killing Susan Berman more than 20 years ago. Prosecutors said he killed Berman to keep her from talking to police about the disappearance of his wife.
10 months ago
Robert Durst sentenced in Los Angeles
10 months ago

Robert Durst charged with murder of former wife

Robert Durst was charged with the murder of his former wife, Kathie Durst, who disappeared in 1982.
10 months ago
Robert Durst charged with murder of former wife
10 months ago

Convicted murderer Robert Durst hospitalized with COVID-19

Robert Durst has been diagnosed with COVID-19, his attorney confirmed Saturday, two days after the real estate heir was sentenced to life in prison.
10 months ago
Convicted murderer Robert Durst hospitalized with COVID-19
1 year ago

Filmmaker of ‘The Jinx’ weighs in on Robert Durst conviction

Andrew Jarecki weighs in on the case of real estate heir Robert Durst, who was found guilty of murdering close friend Susan Berman in 2000.
1 year ago
Filmmaker of ‘The Jinx’ weighs in on Robert Durst conviction
1 year ago

Verdict reached in Robert Durst trial

A jury convicted Robert Durst of first-degree murder in the shooting death of his best friend.
1 year ago
Verdict reached in Robert Durst trial
1 year ago

Prosecutor: Jurors conclude Durst heir 'killed them all'

Robert Durst’s long, bizarre and deadly run from the law has ended.
1 year ago
Prosecutor: Jurors conclude Durst heir 'killed them all'
1 year ago

Durst jury reaches verdict in killing of his best friend

Jurors deliberated about 7 hours over three days.
1 year ago
Durst jury reaches verdict in killing of his best friend
1 year ago

Prosecutor: Robert Durst gold medalist in running from truth

Prosecutors say there is overwhelming evidence proving New York real estate heir Robert Durst killed his best friend 21 years ago
1 year ago
1 year ago

Durst says he lied to police about night wife disappeared

Real estate heir Robert Durst testified at his murder trial that he has changed his mind many times, but has concluded that he didn't actually see his wife step onto a commuter train the night she disappeared in 1982
1 year ago
1 year ago

No testimony yet from heir Robert Durst at his murder trial

Robert Durst is expected to take the stand at his LA murder trial.
1 year ago
In rare move for murder defendant, Durst expected to testify
1 year ago

Robert Durst hospitalized, delaying his murder trial again

Robert Durst, the multimillionaire real estate heir on trial in the killing of his best friend, has been hospitalized for an unspecified health issue
1 year ago
1 year ago

Defense says dismemberment is evidence of Durst's innocence

A lawyer for Robert Durst says the wealthy New York real estate heir’s sloppy efforts to hide the body of a Texas man he accidentally killed helps prove he didn’t murder his wife or kill his best friend
1 year ago
1 year ago

Judge to Durst jurors after delay: 'Where did we leave off?'

Jurors will return to court 14 months after the murder trial of real estate heir
1 year ago
1 year ago

Durst trial to resume after long delay; will jury be ready?

Real estate heir Robert Durst's trial was put on hold because of the coronavirus
1 year ago
2 years ago

Robert Durst murder trial to resume in 2021 because of virus

The California murder trial of real estate heir Robert Durst has been postponed until April because of the coronavirus pandemic
2 years ago
2 years ago

Robert Durst murder trial may not resume until April

The murder trial of real estate heir Robert Durst won't resume in late July as planned, and may stay on hold until April
2 years ago
2 years ago

Trial of Robert Durst delayed for 3 weeks amid virus fears

Durst is on trial for the killing of a friend in her home in December 2000.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Lawyer says Durst found body of slain friend, will testify

The admission was made publicly for the first time.
2 years ago
Durst found body of slain friend, 'panicked' and ran: Lawyer
2 years ago

Eccentric millionaire Durst faces trial in friend's killing

The New York real estate heir faces trial in the slaying of his best friend.
2 years ago
Eccentric millionaire Durst faces trial in friend's killing