Real Estate Heir Robert Durst Charged With Murder, Could Face Death: CNN

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An artist sketch shows Robert Durst in a holding area of a courthouse before his extradition hearing in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 16, 2015. Tony Champagne/Reuters

(Reuters) - American real estate heir Robert Durst was charged with murder on Monday in the death of writer Susan Berman, according to media reports.

Durst, who was the subject of an HBO documentary entitled “The Jinx,” was arrested on Saturday at a New Orleans hotel on a warrant from Los Angeles County, according to a police report.

He could face the death penalty in the death of Berman.