Actual property inheritor Robert Durst was arrested in New Orleans on a primary-diploma homicide warrant. On Sunday night time, the ultimate episode of a six-half HBO documentary that includes him aired.
Kathie Durst’s household is difficult the NYPD’s denial of their request for investigation data about her husband’s suspected position in her disappearance greater than three many years in the past.
Her household accuses police of working with an ex-officer employed by Robert Durst’s father to cowl up Robert Durst’s alleged involvement in his spouse’s disappearance in 1982. The claims have been outlined in courtroom papers filed Thursday in Manhattan Supreme Courtroom.
For years, Robert Durst, a Scarsdale native and Manhattan actual property mogul, has been related by authorities to his spouse’s disappearance. Kathie Durst has lengthy been presumed lifeless. He has additionally been suspected within the deaths of two different individuals within the early 2000s.
The Durst household’s regulation agency — Abrams Fensterman — claims within the go well with that as a result of the NYPD didn’t cost him in his spouse’s disappearance, Robert Durst remained free and subsequently killed Morris Black and Susan Berman.
He was acquitted of homicide costs in the Blackman demise, and is at present on trial in California within the Berman case. In 1983, he was exonerated in Kathie Durst’s case.
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The courtroom papers filed Thursday say the knowledge the household requested from the NYPD will present that police “not solely did not conduct a significant investigation into Kathie’s disappearance, but in addition cooperated with people who labored on behalf of Robert Durst to cowl-up his involvement in Kathie’s disappearance and homicide.”
“As soon as this cowl-up is absolutely and correctly uncovered, the general public will possible conclude that the NYPD deliberately hid proof to defend Durst from being prosecuted in reference to the disappearance and/or dying of Kathie,” the lawsuit says.
A name for remark from the NYPD wasn’t instantly returned.
Employees author Richard Liebson contributed to this report.
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