Robert Durst Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murdering Susan Berman

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Robert Durst will spend his entire life in prison. The judge has just sentenced him for life without parole in the case of Susan Berman's murder.

The trial of the 78-year old, frail-looking man began in March 2020. It was delayed for 14 months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But now Judge Mark E. Windham has sent Durst to prison. Durst's guilt in multiple ways was proved beyond reasonable doubt.

Durst's legal team put forward a Hail Mary to request a new trial. It claimed several errors made by the court, but it was rejected by the judge.

Then, Durst was asked to give Kathy Durst her body location. Susan's son then spoke about his grief and how it affected his life.

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As we reported, Durst was convicted in the murders of Susan, his best friend. He was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole.

The sentencing and conviction for first-degree murder came more than six years after Durst had allegedly confessed to the murder of Berman and Kathy on a hot microphone during filming of "The Jinx: The Lives and Deaths of Robert Durst."

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Durst can be heard muttering to himself in the HBO documentary, "You're captured... What is the hell did you do?" They all were killed, of course. He confessed that he was high on meth at the time he made his confession.

As you may recall, Kathy vanished in 1982. It is widely believed that Durst killed her. However, he was never arrested and she was never found. Durst was convicted of wrongful death. However, Kathy's family filed a lawsuit against him.

Los Angeles County prosecutors wanted to prove Durst murdered Berman. They did so because Kathy knew about her death. Berman's body found on Christmas Eve 2000. Two days later, an anonymous source sent a letter to the LAPD indicating where Susan's body might be located.

The police claimed that the letter was linked to Durst but the case was left cold until the HBO documentary opened it up.


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