New York real-estate successor Robert Durst has concluded to lapse to Los Angeles to face charges that he killed a lady to stop her from auxiliary with an review into a disappearance of his wife, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Durst, a theme of HBO’s The Jinx, and his attorneys jointly filed an agreement with a Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. It stipulates that he will be extradited from Louisiana to Los Angeles no after than Aug. 18.
Court filings have shown that Durst has struck a defence understanding with sovereign prosecutors on a weapons assign in New Orleans. The weapons assign has kept him jailed in Louisiana given March, even yet he waived extradition on a murder assign in Los Angeles.
Durst, an disloyal member of a family that runs 1 World Trade Center in New York, faces a first-degree murder conference in Los Angeles in a 2000 genocide of his crony and one-time mouthpiece Susan Berman, 55.
The 72-year-old millionaire is indicted of murdering Berman to keep her from articulate to investigators looking into a disappearance of his initial mother in 1982.
Richard DeGuerin, one of Durst’s attorneys, pronounced Tuesday in a matter that a extradition agreement is “part of a bid to have Robert Durst face and better a California murder assign as shortly as possible.”
Said DeGuerin: “Bob Durst didn’t kill Susan Berman and doesn’t know who did. He is fervent to go to conference and infer his innocence.”
U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan in Louisiana deferred Durst’s conference on a weapons assign progressing this month to give attorneys time to work out a date to pointer a defence agreement. On Thursday, she scheduled a change of defence conference for Feb. 3.
Durst was arrested in New Orleans on a eve of the culmination of The Jinx, a six-part HBO documentary about a millionaire, a disappearance of his wife, Berman’s genocide and a genocide and vivisection of a neighbor in Texas in 2001.
Durst’s lawyers contend his detain in New Orleans was timed to coincide with a end of The Jinx. He had purebred during a hotel underneath a name Everette Ward and was fibbing low while HBO aired a final section of his life story.
Updated: 6:05 p.m.