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'He Killed Them All': Prosecutor Jeanine Pirro writing Robert Durst book

Former New York D.A. makes her case against Robert Durst

Jeanine Pirro, the former New York prosecutor who investigated the disappearance of Robert Durst's wife, Kathleen, will publish a book making her case against the notorious real estate developer, the Associated Press reports.

Gallery Books will release "He Killed Them All: Robert Durst and My Quest for Justice" on Nov. 3. "[I]n this shocking book, she makes her case beyond a shadow of a doubt, revealing stunning, previously unknown secrets about the crimes he is accused of committing," the publisher says. "Featuring Pirro’s unique insider’s perspective on the crimes, as well as her exclusive interviews with many of the major players featured in 'The Jinx,' this comprehensive book is the definitive story of Robert Durst and his gruesome crimes — the one you didn’t see on television."

Durst, 72, was arrested in New Orleans in March in connection with the 2000 shooting death of his friend Susan Berman, an author, in Benedict Canyon. Earlier in 2000, Pirro, then the district attorney of Westchester County, N.Y., reopened the investigation into the disappearance of Kathleen Durst, who went missing in 1982. Pirro had planned to question Berman in California about Kathleen Durst's disappearance, then Berman was killed.

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In a March interview with Bloomberg Politics (link contains profanity), Pirro said she believes that Robert Durst killed Berman. "He knew we were coming out there, and he had to shut her up," she said.

Pirro, who is now a Fox News host, was featured in the HBO documentary series "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst." The title of her book comes from a statement Durst made in the final episode, while he was talking to himself in a bathroom on a live microphone: "What the hell did I do? Killed them all, of course."

Pirro's book won't be the only one about the Durst case. San Diego author Cathy Scott writes about the Berman murder in a book published Tuesday, "Murder of a Mafia Daughter: The Life and Tragic Death of Susan Berman." Publisher Barricade Books says the book "dissects the botched investigation of Berman’s murder and explains the reasons Durst is now the prime suspect."

"He Killed Them All" will be Pirro's second nonfiction book; she previously wrote "To Punish and Protect: Against a System That Coddles Criminals." She is also the author of two mystery novels, "Sly Fox" and "Clever Fox."

 

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