Robert Durst dies, the millionaire condemned by murdering a shot on the head of the writer Susan Berman

The US millionaire Robert Durst died on Monday at 78, only three months after a court of angels condemned him to life perpetual by the murder of the Susan Berma

Robert Durst dies, the millionaire condemned by murdering a shot on the head of the writer Susan Berman

The US millionaire Robert Durst died on Monday at 78, only three months after a court of angels condemned him to life perpetual by the murder of the Susan Berman writer of a shot at the year 2000.

His lawyer Chip Lewis confirmed local media that Durshes died at a California hospital due to a cardiorespiratory strike.

The employer, also noted by the disappearance of his wife and the murder of one of his neighbors, had already been hospitalized last October by Covid-19 only two days after being convicted.

Durst, 78, was heir from one of the richest families in New York, which was enriched thanks to the real estate business, although in 1994 his father chose his younger brother Douglas to take over the family business.

Its history is reported in the HBO documentary series 'The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst', a program directed by Andrew Jaracki that Durst himself proposed, eager for someone to let him tell his life.

The condemnation to life imprisonment against it was confirmed last September, one month after a popular jury declared the guilty entrepreneur of a murder crime by which he was formally accused in 2015, although Durst was already suspected of two other murders that They go back more than three decades ago.

According to the verdict, Durst shot Berman, with whom he maintained a friendship, at his house of Beverly Hills (USA) since the woman had witnessed another crime supposedly committed by him.

Berman died before telling the researchers what he knew about the disappearance of Kathleen McCormack, the ex-wife of Durst who is located unknown since 1982.

McCormack disappeared without a trace in 1982 after manifesting his desire to divorce from Durst, in a case that remained unresolved.

A decade later the police reopened the investigation and in the year 2000 Berman, which until then had interceded as a friend in favor of Durst, he appeared dead from a shot in his head shortly before they could interrogate her about what happened to McCormack.

These two disappearances adds a third, in 2001, and why Durst pleaded guilty but was acquitted.

The magnet admitted to kill and later dismembering its neighbor in a town in Texas, whose chopped body appeared floating in the sea.

Durst was tried and exculiated by a jury, which determined that he had acted in self-defense after a struggle with the victim, although the accusation indicated that the real intention of the employer was to steal the identity of his neighbor to elude justice.

Updated Date: 10 January 2022, 17:21

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