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Robert Durst murder trial may move to new California court

Imprisoned Real Estate Heir Robert Durst Appears In Court For Hearing In Murder Case
Posted at 7:24 PM, May 24, 2020

The California murder trial of real estate heir Robert Durst is likely to move to a new venue this summer, depending on how a judge rules on a defense motion for a mistrial.

The Daily Breeze reports the case against the 77-year-old scion of a New York real estate dynasty is expected to move from Los Angeles to Inglewood in July.

The defense motion argues Durst cannot get a fair trial because of a long pause in the proceedings caused by the coronavirus.

Durst is on trial in the December 2000 killing of Susan Berman in her Beverly Hills home.