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A Deadly Secret - The Bizarre and Chilling Story of Robert Durst

Matt Birkbeck

The recent arrest in New Orleans and the HBO documentary The Jinx have put Robert Durst back in the headlines. Here, from the first reporter to access Durst's NYPD files, is the authoritative account of a decades-long criminal odyssey-the very book found in Durst's own apartment when it was searched by police. When medical student Kathie Durst vanished in 1982, she was married to Robert Durst, son of a New York real estate magnate. Kathie's friends had reason to implicate her husband. They told police that Kathie lived in terror of Robert, and that she had uncovered incriminating financial evidence about him. But Durst's secrets went even deeper. For decades, Kathie's disappearance remained a mystery. Then in 2001, Durst, an heir to an empire valued at two billion dollars, was arrested for shoplifting in Pennsylvania. When the police brought him in, they discovered that he was a suspect in the murder of Texas drifter Morris Black, whose dismembered remains were found floating in Galveston Bay, and that Durst was also wanted for questioning in the killing of his friend, Susan Burman, in Los Angeles. Based on interviews with family, friends, and acquaintances of Durst, law enforcement, and others involved in the case, A Deadly Secret is a cross-country odyssey of stolen IDs and multiple identities that raises baffling questions about one of the country's most prominent families-and one of its most elusive suspected killers.

The recent arrest in New Orleans and the HBO documentary The Jinx have put Robert Durst back in the headlines. Here, from the first reporter to access Durst's NYPD files, is the authoritative account of a decades-long criminal odyssey-the very book found in Durst's own apartment when it was searched by police. When medical student Kathie Durst vanished in 1982, she was married to Robert Durst, son of a New York real estate magnate. Kathie's friends had reason to implicate her husband. They told police that Kathie lived in terror of Robert, and that she had uncovered incriminating financial evidence about him. But Durst's secrets went even deeper. For decades, Kathie's disappearance remained a mystery. Then in 2001, Durst, an heir to an empire valued at two billion dollars, was arrested for shoplifting in Pennsylvania. When the police brought him in, they discovered that he was a suspect in the murder of Texas drifter Morris Black, whose dismembered remains were found floating in Galveston Bay, and that Durst was also wanted for questioning in the killing of his friend, Susan Burman, in Los Angeles. Based on interviews with family, friends, and acquaintances of Durst, law enforcement, and others involved in the case, A Deadly Secret is a cross-country odyssey of stolen IDs and multiple identities that raises baffling questions about one of the country's most prominent families-and one of its most elusive suspected killers.
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The recent arrest in New Orleans and the HBO documentary The Jinx have put Robert Durst back in the headlines. Here, from the first reporter to access Durst's NYPD files, is the authoritative account of a decades-long criminal odyssey-the very book found in Durst's own apartment when it was searched by police. When medical student Kathie Durst vanished in 1982, she was married to Robert Durst, son of a New York real estate magnate. Kathie's friends had reason to implicate her husband. They told police that Kathie lived in terror of Robert, and that she had uncovered incriminating financial evidence about him. But Durst's secrets went even deeper. For decades, Kathie's disappearance remained a mystery. Then in 2001, Durst, an heir to an empire valued at two billion dollars, was arrested for shoplifting in Pennsylvania. When the police brought him in, they discovered that he was a suspect in the murder of Texas drifter Morris Black, whose dismembered remains were found floating in Galveston Bay, and that Durst was also wanted for questioning in the killing of his friend, Susan Burman, in Los Angeles. Based on interviews with family, friends, and acquaintances of Durst, law enforcement, and others involved in the case, A Deadly Secret is a cross-country odyssey of stolen IDs and multiple identities that raises baffling questions about one of the country's most prominent families-and one of its most elusive suspected killers.

Language:

English

Narrators:

David H. Lawrence XVII

Length:

9h 47m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:19


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:10


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:45


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:02


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:26


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:18


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:43


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:03


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:03


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:25


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:51


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

08:32


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:52


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:53


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:10


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:38


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:15


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:43


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:24


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:37


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:34


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:31


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:58


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:08


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:13


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:38


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:51


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:32


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:11


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:36


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:04


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:21


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:05


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:53


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:09


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

03:09


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

03:42


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:55


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:42


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:09


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:09


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:02


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

03:07


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:18


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:31


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:16


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:46


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:38


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:49


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:41


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

08:05


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:33


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:38


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:10


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:28


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:50


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:59


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:57


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:16


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

08:04


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:59


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:28


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

08:10


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:02


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:03


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

06:21


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:27


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

07:34


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

08:17


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

07:52


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:15


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

08:51


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

08:53


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

03:26


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

03:48


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:08


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

08:01


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:50


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

08:01


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

06:11


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:58


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

03:03


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

06:37


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:48


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:39


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

07:02


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

05:56


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

06:37


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:04


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

08:14


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

08:16


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

05:24


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:38


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

07:43


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

05:08


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

05:18


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

05:44


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

06:45


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

06:59


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

01:21


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:44


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

00:42