Final updated on March 5, 2020, at 6:54 p.m. ET
Posted on March 4, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. ET
Susan Berman and Robert Durst
Robert Durst is the main topic of an HBO documentary, a Ryan Gosling film, decades of tabloid protection, and multiple SNL spoofs, but on Wednesday, prosecutors switched the interest back on the two females they state he tormented and killed.
Opening statements started Wednesday into the l. A. Murder test of Durst, a 76-year-old real-estate heir by having a really bizarre history. Prosecutors believe he killed their wife that is first, in 1982, though her body hasn’t been discovered. He’s now been charged with the murder of their friend that is longtime Susan, whom he has got been accused of killing in 2000 to stop her from implicating him in Kathie’s death.
A image that is graphic of lying on the straight straight back in a pool of bloodstream from the gunshot injury to the mind ended up being among the first bits of evidence that Deputy District Attorney John Lewin offered to your jury. Jurors additionally heard sound associated with 911 call put by her neighbor that is concerned saw Berman’s dogs loose inside her yard. It absolutely was uncommon when it comes to neighbor hood, and especially away from character for Berman, whom lived alone and had been dedicated to her animals. (more…)