Dust was sentenced to life imprisonment in October 2021 for killing a friend more than 20 years ago without the opportunity to be released on parole.
Stockton, CA — Editor’s Note: The attached video is from October 2021 when Darst was convicted of murder.
Robert Durst, a wealthy New York real estate heir who has failed as a fugitive for decades Suspicion of disappearance and death of people around him Previous He was convicted of murdering his best friend and sentenced to life imprisonment., Died. He was 78 years old.
Mr. Darst died at Stockton’s State Prison Hospital facility, his lawyer Chip Lewis said.He said it was due to a natural cause Because of many health problems..
Dust was convicted in September of shooting Susan Berman at close range at his home in Los Angeles in 2000. He was sentenced to life imprisonment on October 14. Two days later, he was hospitalized with COVID-19, said his attorney Dick DeGuerin.
According to prosecutors, Mr. Darst was silenced to prevent Mr. Berman from blaming him when the investigation into his wife’s disappearance resumed in New York in 1982.
Then, in November 2021, Darst was charged with murder for the death of his first wife, Kathy Darst.
Dust Hospitalized on ventilator with COVID-19Following the ruling in the Los Angeles case.