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Real estate heir Robert Durst pleads guilty on weapons charge; paves way for California murder trial

Posted By Administration, Thursday, February 4, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – A New York real estate heir pleaded guilty in New Orleans on Wednesday to a weapons charge and agreed to an 85-month prison sentence, a move that could usher in his extradition to California to face murder charges.

U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt told Robert Durst that he will not make the plea final until he reviews a pre-sentencing report due in two weeks.

Durst, 72, appeared frail. He said mostly “Yes, your honor” and occasionally “I’m sorry; I couldn’t hear that.” Defense attorney Richard DeGuerin occasionally repeated questions into Durst’s right ear; he told the judge that Durst’s left ear is completely deaf.

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