Man suspected in string of murders highlighted on HBO arrested in N.O.

March 16, 2015 11:22 AM

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NEW ORLEANS -- Robert Durst, subject of the HBO documentary The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, has been arrested in New Orleans in connection with a Los Angeles murder.

Durst, 71, is a member of a prominent New York City family that owns a multibillion-dollar real-estate company. He was taken into custody in a hotel lobby Saturday night and was being held Sunday on a first-degree murder warrant, Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office documents said.

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