Robert Durst to find out if he'll stand trial over pal's murder

Real estate heir Robert Durst appears in a criminal courtroom for his trial on charges of trespassing on property owned by his estranged family in New York

Real estate heir Robert Durst appears in a criminal courtroom for his trial on charges of trespassing on property owned by his estranged family in New York

Killer real estate scion Robert Durst will be in a Los Angeles courtroom Monday to find out whether he'll stand trial for the murder of his longtime friend 18 years ago.

Seventy five, Durst, entered la Superior Court dressed up in a grey and tan lawsuit for event to assess.

He appeared to nod off at times during testimony by his former apartment manager, a police forensic scientist and a coroner's investigator.

"The Jinx Durst, the enigmatic subject of ldquo & the most famous HBO documentary", has been charged in 2015 by the murder of Susan Berman, a day later that its last installment aired.

Prosecutors say Durst fatally shot a writer, Berman and the daughter of the organized crime figure, in la in 2000 for everything she knew regarding his wife's death.

Durst, 75, is accused of gunning down Susan Berman execution-style, fearing she was about to reveal his involvement in his first wife Kathleen's mysterious disappearance in 1982.

Even the miniseries researched rsquo Durst &connections to rsquo & Berman;s slaying, his wife's unsolved also his 2003 acquittal and disappearance at dismemberment and the slaying of a Texas neighbor.

Durst has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder charges stemming from Berman's death.

In the closing minutes of "The Jinx", Durst, the heir to a NY real estate fortune, is heard muttering to himself off-camera, "What the hell did I do?"

According to the New York Post, Robert Durst was in California at the time Berman was killed and, while they could not link him to the murder, there has been a cloud of suspicion surrounding him.

Durst has denied murdering either woman but has always been suspected of killing Kathleen, whose body was never found. He's not been arrested or charged in this situation.

This was exasperated after Durst was tried for the 2001 killing and dismembering of his neighbor, Morris Black, but he was later acquitted after lawyers argued that Durst acted in self-defense, NBC News reported. He spent about three years in jail for related minor charges.