Judge sentences real estate heir Robert Durst to life for California murder

Judge sentences real estate heir Robert Durst to life for California murder

United States Judge sentences real estate heir Robert Durst to life for California murder Oct 14 (Reuters) - A California judge on Thursday imposed a life prison sentence on multimillionaire real estate heir Robert Durst, who was convicted last month of murdering his best friend Susan Berman in 2000. Durst, 78 and in poor health, had spent much of the past four decades evading the law, ever since his wife Kathleen McCormack went missing in New York in 1982. Los Angeles County prosecutors alleged he killed Berman because she helped provide a false alibi for Durst in 1982 and he feared she would reveal that to authorities. A Los Angeles County jury found him guilty of shooting Berman, 55, in the back of the head in her Beverly Hills home. …
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