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The Cold, Odd Case of Robert Durst

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Robert Durst  ( http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2015/03/16/durst-hbo-murder-hearing/24837005/ ) is the reason that I developed an interest in cold crime cases. The frustrating, twisted story of his life journey actually reads like a novel with the bad guy always getting away with it. Death follows this guy but he seems to be made of Teflon, nothing sticks. His story starts years ago, in the 1980s. In 1982 his wife, Kathy, disappeared. Durst was strongly suspected but never charged, and I don’t believe Kathy’s body was ever found. The story continues on, full of innuendo …

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Motive

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Why do people kill? In the courts, ascertaining motive or intent is an integral part of the legal process. The determination of a person’s motive can mean the difference between the death penalty, life in prison, a long sentence, a short sentence, and freedom.  When Cain slew Abel there was no hiding his jealous intent from God and God chose the punishment that fit the crime. I watched a program the other night, interestingly about two brothers. One was in custody for killing the other and he claimed that his …

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