Could new evidence land Robert Durst in jail following HBO documentary?

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New Evidence May Land Robert Durst in Jail Following HBO Documentary

By Inside Edition staff

Could one letter finally put the billionaire many believe has gotten away with murder behind bars?

The new evidence was shown publicly for the first time Sunday night in the six-part HBO documentary, "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst."


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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)
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)
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Cross-dressing Durst was the black sheep in one of New York's wealthiest families, The Durst Organization, which manages One World Trade Center.

His beautiful wife, Kathleen McCormack, vanished without a trace in 1982 and has yet to be found.

Then, 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.

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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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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.

Matt Birkbeck is the author of "A Deadly Secret" about the Durst case.

He told INSIDE EDITION, "He has already said on camera that he had nothing to do with Susan Berman's murder. And now you've got this letter, which if they can link up to the original cadaver letter, it means that he was lying and that he knew about it and in all likelihood he killed her."

Now, the District Attorney in Los Angeles has reportedly reopened the investigation into Berman's death.

Last week, Durst told The New York Times that he had no idea who killed Susan Berman or what happened to his first wife.

INSIDE EDITION spoke to Berman's friend, Barbara Stabiner.

She told INSIDE EDITION, "A mad man is on the loose."

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