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LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York actual property inheritor Robert Durst, who days in the past was sentenced in a two-decade-old homicide case, has been hospitalized after contracting COVID-19, his lawyer stated Saturday,

Defense Attorney Dick DeGuerin stated he was notified that Durst was admitted after testing constructive for the coronavirus. DeGuerin stated he did not know Durst’s situation and was looking for out extra particulars.

Durst, 78, was sentenced Thursday to life in jail with no likelihood of parole for the homicide of his greatest good friend greater than 20 years in the past. Durst, who has quite a few medical points, sat in a wheelchair with a catatonic stare throughout a lot of the sentencing listening to.

“He was very, very sick in the courtroom,” DeGuerin stated Saturday.

He was convicted in Los Angeles Superior Court final month of first-degree homicide for capturing Susan Berman point-blank at the back of the top at her dwelling in December 2000.

The killing had been a thriller that haunted household and buddies for 15 years earlier than Durst was arrested in 2015 following his unwise determination to take part in a documentary that unearthed new proof and caught him in a surprising confession.

DeGuerin stated Thursday that Durst will enchantment.

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