'Chilling' Robert Durst audio from 'The Jinx' went unheard for three years

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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 17, 2015, file photo, Robert Durst is transported from Orleans Parish Criminal District Court to the Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment in New Orleans. The whispered words of Durst recorded in an unguarded moment in a bathroom could come back to haunt him - or help him - as he faces a murder charge. A possible move by prosecutors to introduce the incriminating material from a six-part documentary on his strange life and connection to three killings could back fire as interview footage did in the Michael Jackson molestation trial and the Robert Blake murder case. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 17, 2015, file photo, Robert Durst is escorted into Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans. The whispered words of Durst recorded in an unguarded moment in a bathroom could come back to haunt him - or help him - as he faces a murder charge. A possible move by prosecutors to introduce the incriminating material from a six-part documentary on his strange life and connection to three killings could back fire as interview footage did in the Michael Jackson molestation trial and the Robert Blake murder case. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
Robert Durst is escorted into Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Durst was rebooked on charges of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of a weapon with a controlled dangerous substance, a small amount of marijuana. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
A car passes the building where millionaire Robert Durst lives hours before police began a search Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in Houston. Durst, 71, is charged with murder in a Los Angeles killing 15 years ago, and has been suspected — but never charged — in the disappearance of his first wife in New York. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 17, 2015 file, Millionaire Robert Durst is escorted from Orleans Parish Criminal District Court to the Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment in New Orleans. Durst is going back to court in New Orleans after nearly a week in a prison mental ward 70 miles away. At a preliminary hearing on weapons charges on Monday, March 23, his lawyers planned to argue that the 71-year-old Houston man should be released because he was illegally arrested on those charges and a Los Angeles County warrant accusing him of murdering a female friend. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
Robert A. Durst's attorneys including Dick DeGuerin, center, and William P. Gibbens, second left, speak briefly after leaving Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans, La. Monday, March 16, 2015, after a hearing for Durst's extradition to Los Angeles to face a 15-year-old murder charge. Durst is charged in the shooting death of Susan Berman, a mobster's daughter who acted as his spokeswoman. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
Robert Durst is escorted from Orleans Parish Criminal District Court to the Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Robert Durst is escorted from Orleans Parish Criminal District Court to the Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Durst was rebooked on charges of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of a weapon with a controlled dangerous substance, a small amount of marijuana. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA MARCH 16, 2015: Robert Durst, wealthy NY real estate heir, has been arrested in connection with the murder of his friend Susan Berman. The crime allegedly was commited by Durst inside this home in Beverly Hills in 2000. A camerman films the exterior of the home. (Francine Orr/ LA Times via Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - MARCH 14: (EDITOR'S NOTE: Best quality available) In this handout provided by the Orleans Parish Sheriffs Office, OPSO, Robert Durst poses for a mugshot photo after being arrested and detained March 14, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Family member of a prominent New York City real estate empire and subject of a HBO series, Durst has been arrested on a first-degree murder warrant issued by police in Los Angeles related to the death of his friend, Susan Berman. (Photo by Orleans Parish Sheriffs Office via Getty Images)
FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2014 file photo, New York City real estate heir Robert Durst leaves a Houston courtroom. Durst was arrested in New Orleans on an extradition warrant to Los Angeles on Saturday, March 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
Defendant Robert Durst during his trial Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, in Galveston, Texas. Durst was arrested two years ago and charged with the murder and dismemberment of his neighbor. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
The director of HBO’s docu-series “The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst” discusses the shocking final moments of the show’s finale.
Defendant Robert Durst during his trial Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, in Galveston, Texas. Durst was arrested two years ago and charged with the murder and dismemberment of his neighbor. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
During the final episode of HBO's 'The Jinx,' Robert Durst was accidentally recorded saying he 'killed them all, of course.'
A black limousine leaves the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Fairton, N.J., Friday, July 15, 2005. The limousine may be carrying millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst, who was released after serving 5 1/2 months at the FCI for taking a gun across state lines while a fugitive. He was acquitted of murder in 2003 of the killing of a neighbor in Texas whose body he admitted dismembering. (AP Photo/Tim Larsen)
New York multi-millionaire Robert Durst, left, and his attorney Chip Lewis react to the $2 billion bond set on Durst's bond jumping charges by Judge Susan Criss Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003, in Galveston, Texas. Durst was acquitted last month of murder charges but remains jailed on the bond jumping. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Multi-millionaire murder defendant Robert Durst is escorted from the courtroom after being found not guilty Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003, in Galveston, Texas. The cross-dressing son of a New York City real estate tycoon was accused of murder for killing a neighbor at a low-rent Galveston apartment house where they both lived, then dismembering the victim and throwing the body parts into Galveston Bay. He still faces two more charges. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Robert Durst, a member of one of New York's wealthiest families and the subject of an HBO documentary, could face charges over a 15-year-old murder.
**RETRANSMITTED FOR ALTERNATE CROP** Multi-millionaire murder defendant Robert Durst, right, is congratulated by one of his attorneys, Mike Ramsey, left, after receiving a verdict of not guilty Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003, in Galveston, Texas. The cross-dressing son of a New York City real estate tycoon was accused of murder for killing a neighbor at a low-rent Galveston apartment house where they both lived, then dismembering the victim and throwing the body parts into Galveston Bay. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Robert Durst is escorted into the courtroom for a parole revocation hearing held by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, in Houston. The parole officer for the New York real estate heir acquitted of murdering his Galveston neighbor recommended the eccentric millionaire be housed in a prison facility for parole violators after he made unscheduled trips to Galveston and Houston that were against the terms of his release. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Fugitive murder suspect Robert Durst, the estranged scion of one of New York's wealthiest real estate families, is shown in a police booking photo Friday, Nov. 30, 2001, in Hanover Township in Bath, Pa. Durst was arrested Friday after shoplifting Band-Aids and a sandwich at a supermarket near Route 22, an east-west highway that leads to New York. Durst, who was suspected in his wife's disappearance 19 years ago, became a fugitive after being charged in October with murdering his 71-year-old neighbor, whose dismembered body parts were found dumped in Galveston Bay in Galveston, Texas. (AP Photo/Colonial Regional Police)
New York real estate heir Robert Durst, center, is escorted by Northampton County Deputy Sheriff's Dave Falco, rear left, and Keith Border, center rear, as they walk towards a Northampton County Courtroom before a hearing advising Durst of his rights under extradtion laws Monday, Dec. 3, 2001, in Easton, Pa. Durst, on a suicide watch at the Northampton County prison where he awaits extradition to Texas on charges he dismembered an elderly neighbor, is to be evaluated by a psychiatrist Wednesday, his lawyer said Monday. Durst's attorney, John Waldron, is seen at right. (AP Photo/Robert Fish)
Daily News front page December 1, 2001, Headline: NABBED - Millionaire murder suspect Robert Durst caught stealing sandwich (Photo By: /NY Daily News via Getty Images)
Daily News page 8 and 9, November 11, 2000, Headline: Trial heats up in missing wife mystery - Cops shake the dust off '82 Durst case. By a stone cottage in northern Westchester, the pieces of an 18-year-old mystery, the celebrated disappearance of Kathleen Durst are slowing being put together. After more than a decade of inactivity, state police investigators have reopened the Durst case, chasing leads that again focus suspicion on her wealthy husband, real estate heir Robert Durst, law enforcement sources told the Daily News.(Photo By: /NY Daily News via Getty Images)
Daily News front page February 9, 1982, Headline: WIFE MISSING; 100G REWARD - Real estate tycoon's son asks for search - Medical student Kathleen Durst, wife of real estate tycoon Robert Durst and daughter-in-law of Seymour Durst, has been missing since Jan. 31, and the family has offered a $100,000 reward for information. She was last seen at her Riverside Drive apartment house. (Photo By: /NY Daily News via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2000: Robert Durst of the Durst Organization, Inc., 133 6th Ave., New York City. (Photo by Bill Turnbull/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 20: Robert Durst of the Durst Organization, Inc. (Photo by Bill Turnbull/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Robert Durst looks around the courtroom after the jury retired for deliberations in his murder trial Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003, in Galveston, Texas. The cross-dressing son of a New York City real estate tycoon is accused of killing a neighbor at a low-rent Galveston apartment house where they both lived, then dismembering the victim and throwing the body parts into Galveston Bay. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Multi-millionaire murder defendant Robert Durst wipes his eyes midway through the afternoon of testifying in his own behalf Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, in Galveston, Texas. The son of a New York City real estate tycoon, Durst is accused of murder for killing a neighbor at a low-rent Galveston apartment house where they both lived, then dismembering the victim and throwing the body parts into Galveston Bay. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
New York real estate heir Robert Durst leave's a Northhampton County Courtroom after a hearing advising him of his rights under extradtion laws Monday, Dec. 3, 2001, in Easton, Pa. Durst, on a suicide watch at the Northampton County prison where he awaits extradition to Texas on charges he dismembered an elderly neighbor, is to be evaluated by a psychiatrist Wednesday, his lawyer said Monday. (AP Photo/Robert Fish)
Multi-millionaire murder defendant Robert Durst testifies during the prosecutions' cross examination Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, in Galveston, Texas. The son of a New York City real estate tycoon, Durst is accused of murder for killing a neighbor at a low-rent Galveston apartment house where they both lived, then dismembering the victim and throwing the body parts into Galveston Bay. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Robert Durst waived extradition Monday morning during a court appearance in New Orleans. He is expected to be sent to Los Angeles to face murder charges.
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The director of HBO's docu-series "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst" discussed the shocking final moments of the show's finale, and explained that at first, Durst's chilling confession went unheard.

Over the course of the past few years, director Andrew Jarecki and his crew have been conducting interviews with real estate heir Robert Durst, who's faced scrutiny for his involvement in three murders dating back to 1982.

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Daily News front page November 12, 2003, Headline: Millionaire cross-dresser Robert Durst shot a man, chopped up his body and beat the rap. So Bobby...WHERE'S THE HEAD? Robert Durst (Photo By: /NY Daily News via Getty Images)
Daily News front page February 9, 1982, Headline: WIFE MISSING; 100G REWARD - Real estate tycoon's son asks for search - Medical student Kathleen Durst, wife of real estate tycoon Robert Durst and daughter-in-law of Seymour Durst, has been missing since Jan. 31, and the family has offered a $100,000 reward for information. She was last seen at her Riverside Drive apartment house. (Photo By: /NY Daily News via Getty Images)
Daily News front page September 23, 2003, Headline: HOW DURST DID IT - Defense tells trial why he butchered neighbor in 'self-defense' Robert Durst (Photo By: /NY Daily News via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 30: Fugitive murder suspect Robert Durst, the estranged scion of one of New York's wealthiest real estate families, is shown in a police booking photo Friday, Nov. 30, 2001, in Hanover Township in Bath, Pa. Durst was arrested Friday after shoplifting Band-Aids and a sandwich at a supermarket near Route 22, an east-west highway that leads to New York. Durst, who was suspected in his wife's disappearance 19 years ago, became a fugitive after being charged in October with murdering his 71-year-old neighbor, whose dismembered body parts were found dumped in Galveston Bay in Galveston, Texas. (Photo by NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 20: Robert Durst of the Durst Organization, Inc. (Photo by Bill Turnbull/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Daily News page 8 and 9, November 11, 2000, Headline: Trial heats up in missing wife mystery - Cops shake the dust off '82 Durst case. By a stone cottage in northern Westchester, the pieces of an 18-year-old mystery, the celebrated disappearance of Kathleen Durst are slowing being put together. After more than a decade of inactivity, state police investigators have reopened the Durst case, chasing leads that again focus suspicion on her wealthy husband, real estate heir Robert Durst, law enforcement sources told the Daily News. (Photo By: /NY Daily News via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2000: Robert Durst of the Durst Organization, Inc., 133 6th Ave., New York City. (Photo by Bill Turnbull/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 18: Daily News page October 18, 2001 on Robert Durst, Headline Reads: , Hunt for Durst Widens (Photo by NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 25: Robert Durst who is wanted in Galveston Texas for the killing of a woman friend and for the missing of his New York wife Kathleen Durst, as he comes and goes from Northhampton Courthouse in Easton Pa. (Photo by John Roca/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Daily News front page December 1, 2001, Headline: NABBED - Millionaire murder suspect Robert Durst caught stealing sandwich (Photo By: /NY Daily News via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2002: Photo of Robert Durst taken from Lehigh University Yearbook, 1965 (Photo by NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Daily News page 28, October 13, 2001, Headline: Coast-to-coast probe of Durst - N.Y., L.A. cops head to Tex., looking to link him to 3 killings - Investigators from New York and Los Angeles will meet with Texas law enforcement next week in a bid for evidence that could tie real estate heir Robert Durst to three killings. (Photo By: /NY Daily News via Getty Images)
New York City real estate heir Robert Durst leaves a Houston courtroom Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Durst is charged with criminal mischief for urinating on a counter at a Houston drug store, his hearing has been reset for next month. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Robert Durst, right, listens with his attorney Dick DeGuerin during a parole revocation hearing held by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles Friday, Jan. 13, 2006 in Houston. The parole officer for the New York real estate heir acquitted of murdering his Galveston neighbor recommended the eccentric millionaire be housed in a prison facility for parole violators after he made unscheduled trips to Galveston and Houston that were against the terms of his release. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Multi-millionaire murder defendant Robert Durst is escorted from the courtroom after being found not guilty Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003, in Galveston, Texas. The cross-dressing son of a New York City real estate tycoon was accused of murder for killing a neighbor at a low-rent Galveston apartment house where they both lived, then dismembering the victim and throwing the body parts into Galveston Bay. He still faces two more charges. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
New York City real estate heir Robert Durst leaves a Houston courtroom Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Charged with criminal mischief for urinating on candy at a Houston drug store, his hearing has been reset for next month. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
New York multi-millionaire Robert Durst, left, and his attorney Chip Lewis react to the $2 billion bond set on Durst's bond jumping charges by Judge Susan Criss Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003 in Galveston, Texas. Durst was acquitted last month of murder charges but remains jailed on the bond jumping. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
GALVESTON, TX - NOVEMBER 10: Millionaire murder defendant Robert Durst (C) sits in State District Judge Susan Criss court with his attorney Dick DeGuerin (R) November 10, 2003 at the Galveston County Courthouse in Galveston, Texas. Durst is being charged for the murder and mutilation of his neighbor Morris Black. (Photo by James Nielsen/ Getty Images)
GALVESTON, TX - NOVEMBER 10: Millionaire murder defendant Robert Durst sits in State District Judge Susan Criss court November 10, 2003 at the Galveston County Courthouse in Galveston, Texas. Durst is being charged for the murder and mutilation of his neighbor Morris Black. (Photo by James Nielsen/ Getty Images)
GALVESTON, TX - NOVEMBER 10: Millionaire murder defendant Robert Durst (C) sits in State District Judge Susan Criss court with his attorney Dick DeGuerin (R) November 10, 2003 at the Galveston County Courthouse in Galveston, Texas. Durst is being charged for the murder and mutilation of his neighbor Morris Black. (Photo by James Nielsen/ Getty Images)
GALVESTON, TX - NOVEMBER 10: Millionaire murder defendant Robert Durst (C) sits in State District Judge Susan Criss court with his attorney Dick DeGuerin (R) November 10, 2003 at the Galveston County Courthouse in Galveston, Texas. Durst is being charged for the murder and mutilation of his neighbor Morris Black. (Photo by James Nielsen/ Getty Images)
Ellen Strauss, who was a friend of Robert Durst’s wife Kathleen, is interviewed at The Associated Press in New York, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Strauss believes Durst is responsible for his wife's 1982 disappearance. She told The Associated Press on Tuesday that she is "over the moon" about his arrest in New Orleans last weekend. Durst is charged with murder in the killing 15 years ago of a woman who was about to be questioned about Kathleen Durst's disappearance. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
Robert Durst, right, smiles with his attorney Dick DeGuerin during a parole revocation hearing held by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, in Houston. The parole officer for the New York real estate heir acquitted of murdering his Galveston neighbor recommended the eccentric millionaire be housed in a prison facility for parole violators after he made unscheduled trips to Galveston and Houston that were against the terms of his release. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Robert Durst is escorted from Orleans Parish Criminal District Court to the Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Durst was rebooked on charges of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of a weapon with a controlled dangerous substance, a small amount of marijuana.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Robert Durst is escorted into Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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Three years after his last interview with Durst, Jarecki's editors found something.

"There it is. You're caught," Durst was heard saying to himself off-camera. "What the hell did I do? Killed them all, of course."

Jarecki sat down with "Good Morning America" to discuss Durst's apparent admission to the murders.

"I sat there in the edit room with my partners, [Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier], and we just sort of shook our heads and it took a while to really understand the impact of it," Jarecki said. "It was so chilling to hear it. It's disturbing to hear it. It makes you very uncomfortable to hear it."

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A side-by-side comparison on the anonymous note sent to police following Susan Berman's death (top) and a note Robert Durst sent to Berman raised eyebrows for 'Jinx' directors.
Durst's close friend, Susan Berman, was found shot to death execution-style at her house in Los Angeles shortly before she was to be questioned about what, if anything, she knew about Kathy's disappearance.
Police have long suspected that Durst was the author of an anonymous note sent to the Beverly Hills Police Department alerting them to a body at Susan Berman's home, but they've never been able to prove that Durst was the author of that note possibly until now.
In the documentary, Susan Berman's stepson showed a producer a 1999 letter from Durst to Berman that he said he just discovered. The block lettering appeared to be very similar to the lettering on the note sent to police. And, Beverly Hills was misspelled on both notes.
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The 71-year-old was arrested in New Orleans the day before the series finale aired Sunday night, but it looks like the timing may have just been a coincidence. Jarecki added he'd been in contact with authorities for the past two years, but had no idea of the timing of the arrest.

The Los Angeles Police Department released a statement saying they had been investigating Durst's involvement in the death of friend Susan Berman since her body was discovered in 2000.

"As a result of investigative leads and additional evidence that has come to light in the past year, investigators have identified Robert Durst as the person responsible for Ms. Berman's death," the LAPD said.

It's believed Durst killed Berman because she had information that could prove he killed his first wife, Kathleen Durst, in 1982. In addition to those two murders, Durst was charged and cleared in the 2001 killing of his neighbor, Morris Black.

Durst's brother Douglas said in a statement,"We are relieved and also grateful to everyone who assisted in the arrest of Robert Durst. We hope he will finally be held accountable for all he has done."

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