Real estate heir Robert Durst charged with 1982 murder, wife missing -NY Times


Real estate heir Robert Durst was charged in New York State with murder in his wife’s disappearance in 1982, the New York Times reported on Friday, a week after being sentenced in California to life in prison for the murder of his best friend in 2000. New York State Police investigator Joseph Becerra filed a criminal complaint Tuesday in Lewisboro, New York, charging Durst, 78, with the second degree murder of Kathie McCormack Durst, reported missing on Jan. 31, 1982, reported the Times.

Becerra’s complaint states that the charge against Durst is based on details contained in the records of the Westchester District Attorney, New York State Police and Los Angeles District Attorney, as well as ” conversations with numerous witnesses and observations of the defendants, taped interviews and observations of Mr. Durst’s taped interviews and testimony in court in related proceedings. “On October 14, a California judge sentenced Durst to life in prison without parole for the murder of her best friend, Susan Berman, in 2000.

Durst has COVID-19 and was on a ventilator, The Los Angeles Times reported last week.

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