His life ended behind bars.
Who was sentenced to life imprisonment for murder US real estate heir Robert Durst (78) is dead.
According to his lawyer, the multimillionaire died on Monday as a result of “natural causes combined with a litany of medical problems” in a prison hospital in Stockton, California.
According to his lawyers, thirst was last fall seriously ill with corona.
The eccentric real estate heir was convicted in a high-profile murder trial in Los Angeles in September of killing his close friend Susan Berman with a shot in the back of the head in December 2000.
The disappearance of his wife was never discovered
In October, Durst was sentenced to life imprisonment with no possibility of early release.
The investigators are convinced that Durst wanted to prevent Berman from giving evidence to the police about the disappearance of his wife with the murder. Kathleen Durst disappeared in January 1982 at the age of 29 and her body was never found.
After being convicted of the Berman murder, Durst was also charged with the murder of his wife by the Westchester County, New York State Attorney’s Office.
Confession on the toilet
Durst was known to a larger audience through the 2015 HBO television documentary “The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst”. In it, Durst apparently inadvertently made a kind of murder confession.
The multimillionaire was apparently unaware that the microphone was on when he mumbled to himself while going to the toilet: “What the hell have I done? Killed them all, of course. ”Durst was arrested in a hotel room in New Orleans the day before the show’s finale aired.
The HBO documentary also went into detail about the death of a neighbor Thirst in the state of Texas in 2001. The real estate heir shot the man in an altercation and dismembered his body. Two years later, however, he was surprisingly acquitted for self-defense.
Durst was the grandson of a Manhattan real estate mogul. His inheritance was estimated to be around $ 100 million.