I 'killed them all,' millionaire Robert Durst says in documentary

Robert Durst is set to be arraigned on Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, where he plans to plead not guilty to the 2000 murder of Susan Berman

“The Jinx” subject has been transferred to Southern California from Louisiana, where he was being held on weapons charges after pleading guilty in February, which resulted in a seven-year, one-month federal prison sentence.

Durst garnered notoriety after HBO documentary “The Jinx” became a sensation, which was made all the more irresistible when its finale captured the alleged killer confessing to his crimes when he didn’t realize his microphone was on.

The series ended with Durst speaking into the microphone he didn’t know was on: “What the hell did I do? Killed them all, of course.”

Robert Durst Plans to Plead Not Guilty to Murder of Susan Berman in LA Court Monday
New York heir Durst pleads not guilty to murder in LA court
First posted: Monday, November 07, 2016 06:59 PM EST | Updated: Monday, November 07, 2016 08:13 PM EST
LOS ANGELES — Wearing a neck brace and seated in a wheelchair, looking pale and frail, real estate heir and documentary star Robert Durst pleaded not guilty to murder Monday, more than a year and a half after a live microphone recorded him muttering, “killed them all.”
The 73-year-old Durst entered the plea during a long-awaited appearance in a Los Angeles courtroom in the death of Susan Berman in 2000.
Authorities say Berman was killed to keep her from talking to investigators looking into the disappearance of Durst’s first wife.
“I do want to say here and now, though, I am not guilty,” Durst said in a standing-room-only courtroom packed with journalists. “I did not kill Susan Berman.”
Durst’s statement came after his attorney unsuccessfully argued to ban news media cameras from the courtroom.
Prosecutors said they would not be seeking the death penalty against Durst.
Durst was already a well-known figure in his native New York. But he became a national name when HBO aired the documentary “The Jinx” that followed his life and cast suspicion on him involving several crimes.
Los Angeles County prosecutors have been seeking to bring Durst to California since shortly after his arrest in March 2015.
But he first faced a federal weapons charge in New Orleans, where he pleaded guilty in April then began serving a seven-year prison sentence in Indiana.
The arrest came just as the final episode of “The Jinx” was airing. The HBO documentary examined alleged ties to the killing of Berman and the death and dismemberment of his neighbour Morris Black in 2001.
Durst testified that he killed Black in self-defence and was acquitted of murder.
Durst’s attorney, Dick DeGuerin, said Monday that Durst has been wanting to face the Los Angeles charge for the past year and a half.
“We’re glad to be here, glad to get the proceedings underway,” DeGuerin said. “Bob is not guilty. He did not kill Susan Berman, he doesn’t know who did and he’s eager to go to trial.”
He declined to answer questions from reporters, including inquiries about his client’s health. In September, he said Durst was a cancer survivor, had brain surgery for hydrocephalus and had two operations to fuse neck vertebrae, the most recent in mid-July.
Prosecutors declined to comment.
Gloria Allred, a prominent attorney, told reporters that she was speaking on behalf of a woman who thought of Berman as a mother and is still devastated by her loss.
“She has been waiting a lot longer than Robert Durst’s attorneys for this day to happen,” Allred said. “She wants to have justice in this case.”
Durst, an estranged member of the family that runs 1 World Trade Center in New York, will have a hearing on Feb. 17.
FBI agents tracked Durst to a New Orleans hotel on the eve of the finale of “The Jinx.” Durst was formally arrested early on the day of the broadcast, before viewers saw him in a washroom, still wearing a live microphone and muttering, “There it is. You’re caught! What the hell did I do? Killed them all, of course.”
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Robert Durst to face trial in 2000 slaying of Susan Berman
Associated Press
October 25, 2018
October 25, 2018 8:20 PM EDT
In this Dec. 21, 2016 file photo, real estate heir Robert Durst sits in a courtroom during a hearing in Los Angeles.Jae C. Hong / AP, Pool, File
LOS ANGELES — Robert Durst, the New York real estate heir who was the subject of a television documentary series, was ordered Thursday to stand trial for the murder of his close friend in Los Angeles 18 years ago.
A judge ruled that there’s enough evidence to try the eccentric 75-year-old multimillionaire for the point-blank shooting of Susan Berman at her home. Durst has pleaded not guilty.
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Durst allegedly killed Berman, his friend from college and the daughter of a Las Vegas mobster, to keep her from telling police what she knew about his wife’s 1982 disappearance in New York, prosecutors contend. Kathleen Durst has been missing for more than 35 years and is presumed dead.
Susan Berman. File Photo
Robert Durst, who has never been charged with a crime related to his wife’s disappearance, has denied killing either woman.
Durst remains jailed without bail and was ordered back to court Nov. 8 for arraignment. The murder charge against him includes the special circumstance allegations of lying in wait and killing a witness to a crime. There is also an allegation that he personally used a handgun to carry out the murder.
At the end of the preliminary proceedings that were continued over several months, an attorney for Durst argued that there was no hard evidence — such as DNA, fingerprints or witnesses — linking him to Berman’s killing.
Durst was arrested in New Orleans in March 2015, just hours before the airing of the final episode of HBO’s The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst. The documentary examined the disappearance of his wife, and the killings of Berman and a Texas neighbour, Morris Black, in 2001. A jury acquitted him of Black’s murder after finding that the killing was in self-defence.
The HBO series created a sensation after he was heard during the finale muttering to himself on a live microphone: “You’re caught! What the hell did I do? Killed them all, of course.”
Prosecutors will try to make the connection between Berman’s death and the mystery around Kathleen Durst’s disappearance, which they want to show as the foundation for the motive for Berman’s slaying.
After Kathleen Durst vanished, Berman served as Robert Durst’s unofficial spokeswoman. But prosecutors and witnesses in a series of earlier hearings said she did much more.
Berman told friends over the years that Durst acknowledged killing his wife and said she helped him cover his tracks. Prosecutors hope to use those hearsay statements at trial, which defence attorneys have vigorously challenged.
Berman told one friend who testified at an earlier hearing that if anything happened to her, Durst would be the culprit.
Robert Durst faces new lawsuit in death of first wife
Associated Press
March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019 9:15 PM EDT
In this Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, file photo, real estate heir Robert Durst appears in a Los Angeles Superior Court Airport Branch for a pretrial motions hearing in Los Angeles.Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File
NEW YORK — The legal saga surrounding real estate scion Robert Durst found yet another venue Friday, as a new lawsuit accused him of killing his first wife in New York and disposing of her body in 1982.
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The wrongful death claim, filed in state court, came two years after a judge declared Kathleen Durst legally dead. It accuses Durst of killing the woman in their suburban New York City home after she threatened to divorce him.
Durst for decades has denied involvement in his first wife’s death. But the lawsuit claims he has made “multiple admissions” to the killing, including remarks featured in a sensational HBO documentary that examined Kathleen Durst’s disappearance and two other killings for which Durst was charged.
During the finale of that series, The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, he was heard muttering to himself on a live microphone: “You’re caught! What the hell did I do? Killed them all, of course.”
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Durst, 75, was arrested in New Orleans in March 2015, just hours before the airing of the final episode.
He has not been charged in his first wife’s disappearance but is scheduled to stand trial later this year in Los Angeles in the killing of Susan Berman, his best friend and spokeswoman. Durst allegedly told her about his role in his first wife’s death and then fatally shot Berman in 2000 after the authorities in New York reopened their investigation and planned to talk with her.
Prosecutors say he ambushed Berman in her home near Beverly Hills and shot her in the back of the head.
Phone and email messages were left with Durst’s lawyer seeking comment.
An attorney for Kathleen Durst’s sister declined to comment.
The lawsuit filed Friday differs from a prior legal action brought by Kathleen Durst’s sisters accusing Robert Durst of interfering with the family’s efforts to recover the woman’s body.
The wrongful death claim, which seeks damages, alleges that there is “overwhelming evidence” Durst abused his wife before her disappearance, citing a host of possible motives for her killing. It alleges that Durst’s “modus operandi lends itself to the conclusion that Kathie (Durst) was shot in the back of her head and that her body was cut into little pieces and her remains were then disposed of.”
The filing refers to another killing for which Durst was acquitted of murder in Texas in 2003 after testifying he fatally shot a neighbour in self-defence before dismembering the man’s body and tossing it out to sea.
Durst, who inherited a fortune from his family’s New York City real estate empire, had gone into hiding in Galveston disguised as a mute woman living in a low-rent apartment.
Prosecutors claimed Durst killed the neighbour, Morris Black, to prevent him from revealing his whereabouts.