Robert Durst Ordered to Stand Trial in Susan Berman Murder Case

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Robert Durst Ordered to Stand Trial in Susan Berman Murder Case
Real estate heir Robert Durst, who was the subject of HBO’s “The Jinx,” has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he murdered his friend Susan Berman, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said Thursday.

“Durst was held to answer for murder with the special circumstances of witness killing and lying in wait by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mark Windham,” the D.A.’s office said in a statement, adding that Durst also faces gun use allegations.

Per the D.A.’s office, Durst is charged with murdering Berman on or about Dec. 23, 2000. Her body was discovered in her Benedict Canyon home on Christmas Eve. The defendant was arrested in March 2015 by FBI agents in New Orleans.

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In addition to the holding order binding Durst for trial,
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