Jury Begins Deliberations in Robert Durst Murder Trial

The New York real estate heir has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the point-blank shooting of Susan Berman, his confidante.

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Robert Durst appears in a courtroom with his attorneys for closing arguments Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 in Inglewood, Calif. Robert Durst is a champion at running from responsibility, covering his tracks with lies so numerous he couldn't keep them all straight, a prosecutor said Wednesday during closing arguments in the New York real estate heir's murder trial. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool)
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury began deliberating Tuesday in the lengthy murder trial of New York real estate heir Robert Durst after a prosecutor described him as a “narcissistic psychopath” who needs to be held accountable. Deputy District Attorney John Lewin told jurors in Los Angeles County Superior Court that Durst, a multimillionaire, had lived a privileged life in which he played by his own rules and only cared about himself. Lewin…

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