Los Angeles Times

NY trooper who investigated disappearance of Robert Durst's wife testifies in LA murder case

LOS ANGELES - Robert Durst's wife, Kathleen, who disappeared decades ago, told her divorce attorney shortly before she vanished that the eccentric millionaire "threatened to kill her," a retired New York state trooper who investigated her missing person case testified Monday.

The trooper, James Harney, is one of several witnesses called to the stand by prosecutors in Los Angeles to testify against the idiosyncratic real estate tycoon, who lived for years under the suspicion of New York authorities and now stands accused of

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times6 min read
Why L.A. Is The Perpetual Dark Heart Of Crime Writing
Los Angeles is a madman's prayer wrapped inside a murderous dream. It's homeless on sidewalks and hustlers in the hills. It's laborers and housekeepers, and billboards of lust, dystopia, apes, robots, Chewbaccas, Kim and Kanye, and Lady Gaga's newest
Los Angeles Times4 min read
Nationals Ignore The Odds, Beat Astros In Game 1
HOUSTON - The Washington Nationals, oddsmakers' steepest World Series underdogs in more than a decade, toppled the seemingly untouchable Gerrit Cole and staved off a bullpen collapse to steal Game 1 from the Houston Astros 5-4 at Minute Maid Park on
Los Angeles Times3 min read
Commentary: I Paid My Fee At The DMV With $24 And A Book Of My Poetry. Miracles Do Happen
It's 2019. I'm at the DMV in Culver City, Calif. To renew my driver's license. Waiting. Lines around the block. I've reserved ahead so it's only an hour wait. I'm tired, so the photo they take of me has one tired eye and I don't get a second chance.