New York actual property inheritor Robert Durst, who days in the past was sentenced in a two-decade-old homicide case, has been hospitalized after contracting COVID-19, his lawyer mentioned Saturday.
Protection Lawyer Dick DeGuerin mentioned he was notified that Durst was admitted after testing constructive for the coronavirus. DeGuerin mentioned he didn’t know Durst’s situation and was looking for out extra particulars.
Durst, 78, was sentenced Thursday to life in jail with no probability of parole for the homicide of his greatest good friend greater than twenty years in the past. Durst, who has quite a few medical points, sat in a wheelchair with a catatonic stare throughout a lot of the sentencing listening to.
“He was very, very sick within the courtroom,” DeGuerin mentioned Saturday.
He was convicted in Los Angeles Superior Court docket final month of first-degree homicide for capturing Susan Berman point-blank behind the pinnacle at her residence in December 2000.
The killing had been a thriller that haunted household and associates for 15 years earlier than Durst was arrested in 2015 following his unwise determination to take part in a documentary that unearthed new proof and caught him in a surprising confession.
DeGuerin mentioned Thursday that Durst will enchantment.