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Prosecutors indict billionaire Robert Durst for the murder of his ex-wife

The New York County Prosecutor’s Office in Westchester has indicted billionaire Robert Durst, a figure in the black chronicle of the United States, for the murder of his ex-wife Katherine Durst, two weeks after being sentenced to life imprisonment for another murder, that of his friend Susan Berman.

“The Westchester County District Attorney’s Office can confirm that a complaint was filed on (Tuesday) October 19, 2021, charging Robert Durst with the murder of Kathleen Durst in the Lewisboro City Court.” A spokesman for the Prosecutor’s Office confirmed this Friday to the US news portal ‘The Hill’.

Katherine Durst disappeared in 1982 and was declared legally dead in 2017. However, as reported by local Westchester News 12 network at the time, prosecutors planned to charge Durst with murder due to serious doubts about her alibi at the time. of the disappearance of his ex-wife.

Durst, 78, is in poor health. He is currently on an artificial respirator due to complications derived from the coronavirus, as confirmed this week by his lawyer, Dick Deguerin, to the US network NBC.

During his trial for the Berman murder, Durst reiterated that he had nothing to do with the disappearance of her ex-wife and that he thought she was “somewhere” having fun when all trace of her whereabouts was lost.

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