Robert Durst will be extradited from New Orleans to Los Angeles following an agreement filed in LA County Superior Court Tuesday.
The murder suspect and subject of HBO’s “The Jinx” will be returned to L.A. by Aug. 18. He has been in New Orleans, where he was arrested for the murder of his friend Susan Berman in March.
In 2000, police were preparing to question Berman, a friend of Durst’s, in the investigation of the disappearance of his first wife, Kathleen McCormack.
Before they were able to get to Berman, she was found in her Benedict Canyon, California, home shot to death execution-style, on Dec. 24, 2000.
L.A. district attorneys reopened the Berman case after evidence was revealed during “The Jinx” that further implicated Durst’s involvement.
On March 14, just one day before the shocking finale of “The Jinx” would air, Durst was taken into custody on a first degree murder warrant out of Los Angeles County. On March 16, Louisiana State Police filed charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm with a controlled substance against Durst.
The extradition agreement dictates Durst will return to Los Angeles for arraignment on or before Aug. 18, 2016.