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Robert Durst, subject of HBO series, arrested in New Orleans

4 years 5 months 1 week ago Sunday, March 15 2015 Mar 15, 2015 March 15, 2015 9:51 AM March 15, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press/WBRZ
By: Caroline McDougall

NEW ORLEANS - Robert Durst, a wealthy real estate heir and subject of a six-part HBO documentary on unsolved crimes was arrested on Saturday in New Orleans on a murder warrant.

The FBI says Durst was wanted in Los Angeles in 2000 involving the murder of a close friend, Susan Berman. Detectives say Berman was killed 15 years ago as detectives were about to question her about the dissapearance of Durst's wife in 1982. Durst has also been the subject of questioning in the shooting and dismemberment of a Texas neighbor in 2001.

The final episode of "The Jinx," the documentary about Durst, is scheduled to air Sunday night.

Durst, 71, is held without bond in Orleans Parish Prison.

Image: WWL-TV

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