Robert Durst, Real Estate Heir Convicted of Murder, Dies

He was 78.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Durst, the wealthy New York real estate heir and failed fugitive who was dogged for decades with suspicion in the disappearance and deaths of those around him before he was convicted of killing his best friend and sentenced to life in prison, has died. He was 78. Durst died in a state prison hospital facility in Stockton, his attorney Chip Lewis said. He said it was from natural causes due…

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