Robert Durst, Subject Of HBO’s ‘The Jinx’, Confesses To Murder During Taping

HBO’s series, “The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst.”, examined Robert Durst’s involvement in the kiling of his friend, writer Susan Berman. The real estate tycoon until now hasn’t been caught until he made a gigantic mistake while taking a piss.

In Sunday evening’s HBO episode, Durst left his final interview to use the bathroom, appearing not to notice that his microphone was still recording as he muttered to himself, “What the hell did I do? Killed them all, of course.”

“There it is, you’re caught,” he said to himself in another moment. “What a disaster.”

Reminiscent of the scene in Naked Gun, where Leslie Nielsen takes a piss with his mic on.

Durst had agreed to lengthy interviews for the series and spoke about Berman, who was shot execution-style in her Benedict Canyon home just as New York authorities were preparing to interview her about the 1982 disappearance of Durst’s first wife.

Three times people close to Durst have vanished or been killed. He has been a suspect, person of interest or defendant in those cases, each time confounding authorities as they have tried and failed and tried again to build murder cases against him.

This Durst guy is a serial murder or really, really bad luck to anyone associated with him.

Less than a year after Berman died, garbage bags with dismembered body parts of Durst’s neighbor were found floating in the water off Galveston, Texas. A receipt in one of the bags and a bloody trail leading to his apartment led to Durst being charged with murder.

Durst quickly posted bail and according to police, went on the lam. He was arrested soon after in a Pennsylvania grocery store, where police said he was caught shoplifting a chicken sandwich and a Band-Aid, despite having $500 with him. Durst was returned to Texas, where he admitted to shooting and dismembering Morris Black, but claimed he inadvertently shot Black while struggling to wrestle a gun away from the man.

All because of a hot mic. Murderers get done in with the simplest mistakes.

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