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Robert Durst Denies Murdering Susan Berman

9 Aug 2021

Robert Durst Denies Murdering Susan Berman

1527 Benedict Canyon Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210

On January 31, 1982 Real Estate heir Robert Dursts estranged wife Kathie McCormack went missing after a party in Connecticut thrown in her honor by friend. Durst was a suspect, but his friend Susan Berman facilitated his alibi, which may have been false.

Former `Saturday Night Live cast member Laraine Newman testified that she was friends with Berman and she shared with her that she had helped Durst pull a ruse in the mysterious disappearance of his first. Berman told Newman she made a phone call posing as Kathie Durst after she disappeared. Kathie Durst was never seen again and years later was finally declared as dead.

In 2000, the case reopened and Police were preparing to question Susan, but then found her shot to death, execution-style, in her home located at 1527 Benedict Canyon Drive Beverly Hills, CA on December 24, 2000.

A few days later, the Beverly Hills Police Department received a handwritten note postmarked December 23, which contained Berman's address and the word "cadaver". It had block lettering and the word Beverly was misspelled.

Durst admits that Berman called him shortly before her death to inform him that the LAPD wanted to talk to her about McCormack's disappearance in 1982. A Berman biographer has asserted that Durst killed Berman because she knew too much about his wife's disappearance. Durst, has pleaded not guilty to Bermans murder, claiming he didnt kill her or Kathie and doesnt know who did.

Then on Oct. 9, 2001 Durst was arrested and charged with the murder of an elderly neighbor in Galveston, Texas named Morris Black. Investigators were tipped off when body parts belonging to Black were found floating in Galveston Bay.

Durst then became a fugitive after missing a court hearing scheduled for Oct. 16. He was later apprehended on Nov. 30 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, with two guns and Blacks drivers license.

Durst admits to dismembering Black and disposing of the body parts in Galveston Bay, but his lawyers argue he suffers from Aspergers syndrome, and the killing was in self-defense. In 2003, Durst was acquitted of the murder, but was found guilty of bond jumping and evidence tampering and sentenced to three years in prison.

In 2005, he was paroled, but returns to jail after violating terms of his parole when he visits the home where he murdered Black.

In 2010 a filmed based on a fictional version of Dursts named All good Things was released. Then a few later later, in 2015 HBO premiers The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst.

In 2015 The Los Angeles district attorney reopens the Susan Berman murder investigation after an envelop was found in Dursts house that appeared to have identical block lettering and misspellings as the cadaver letter sent to Police after Bermans death.

At the age of 71, Durst was rearrested for the murder of Susan Berman. Agents reportedly believed Durst may have been planning to flee the country, as he was found with falsified travel documents in his possession and had registered at the hotel under a fake name.

The Producers of The Jinx, caught Durst on an open mic confessing to the murders of both Berman and his estranged wife.

After his trial was postponed multiple times due to illness and COVID, it has recently resumed. Dursts continues to plead not guilty for the death of his former wife and the murder of his friend Susan Berman.

In California agents and sellers are Not required to disclose to the buyer any deaths at the property that occurred more than three years from the date it was sold or rented.
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Ex-Wife Murders Husband and Buries Him in the Backyard

2 Aug 2021

Ex-Wife Murders Husband and Buries Him in the Backyard

1167 Kennard St, Saint Paul, MN 55106

A neighbor informed police discovered about a bad smell coming from the area of the family's garden in July. Investigators discovered Kou Yang's body beneath a shed Yang's former wife, Karina See Her, 40 had installed.

An autopsy showed he had been shot twice in the head. Authorities charged the ex-wife with second-degree intentional murder.

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The Haunted Farnsworth House Inn - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

1 Aug 2021

The Haunted Farnsworth House Inn - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

401 Baltimore St Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

The Farnsworth House Inn located in the heart of historic Gettysburg on Baltimore Street. The Farnsworth House Inn is allegedly haunted by multiple ghosts.

The spirits of a young boy named Jeremy and his father are thought to haunt the Inn. Jeremy was brought to the inn after being struck by a horse drawn carriage. Unfortunately, he died from his injuries, but allegedly some have witnessed hearing the pounding of a door, as if Jeremys father was pounding on the door trying to get information from the doctor taking care of his dying son.

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Morris-Jumel Haunted Mansion is the Oldest House in Manhattan, NY

30 Jul 2021

Morris-Jumel Haunted Mansion is the Oldest House in Manhattan, NY

65 Jumel Terrace, New York, NY 10032

Morris-Jumel Haunted Mansion is the Oldest House in Manhattan, NY was built 1765. It is the oldest House in Manhattan, NY. It has a very rich history and is thought by some to be haunted. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1961 and is owned by the Department of Parks and Recreation. It was converted into a museum and opened in 1904.

It served as a headquarters for both sides in the American Revolution, even U.S. President, then General George Washington used the mansion as his temporary headquarters. John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton and John Quincy Adams have all been dinner guests at the mansion.

In 1810, Eliza and Stephen Jumel purchased the property.

Reportedly Stephen died in 1832 from falling off of a wagon onto a pitch fork at the age of 77 and then bleeding to death. After Stephen died Eliza remarried Aaron Burr; they were only married for four months. Their divorce was finalized on the day of his death. In 1865 Eliza died in the mansion at the age 90.

Some say the Morris-Jumel Mansion is haunted by Eliza. An Executive Director of the mansion has stated she experienced paranormal activity during events/renovations. She shared a story of when a television crew was visiting the mansion, she heard a voice ask if everything was okay, but she could find anyone in the vicinity. Her and others have reported to have heard footsteps on the second floor, when no one is on the second floor. Also, laughter and the sound of furniture moving has also been reported.

Paranormal investigator Vincent Carbone, who also gives tours at the mansion said if there are such a thing as ghosts, they are here,". Carbone stated he has not seen much, but he has heard disembodied voices, footsteps and objects moving. Carbone is not the only person who has witnessed theses sounds; staff members as well and some have even seen things that seem paranormal. Some activity was witnessed in the room Aaron Burr's lived. There they have captured electronic voice phenomenon, or most commonly referred to as EVPs. In short, an EVP is a digital recording caught of a ghost, that typically cannot be heard without the aid of the digital recorder or other devices. Additionally, Electrical magnetic field meters detected activity in Aaron Burrs bedroom. These devices lite up as investigators monitored them and tried to encourage any spirits to materialize and communicate with them.

The Morris-Jumel Haunted Mansion is open for tours on Thursday - Sunday. Self-guided tours are from 2pm - 6pm on Thursdays. Learn more here:

Virtual House Tours of the Morris-Jumel Haunted Mansion can be found here:

New York law does not consider any death in the home to be "material fact"; therefore, it is not required to be disclosed. If a buyer asks, and the seller knows, then they should answer truthfully, but no legal action shall be brought against the seller and agent for failing to disclose.

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The Marvin Gaye Jr Murder House in Los Angeles, CA

28 Jul 2021

The Marvin Gaye Jr Murder House in Los Angeles, CA

2101 S Gramercy Place Los Angeles, CA 90018

The house in Los Angeles, CA where singer-songwriter Marvin Gaye was shot to death by his father, Marvin Gaye Sr.

On April 1, 1984, Marvin Gaye Sr., was yelling at his wife over an insurance policy. Marvin Gaye Jr. intervened and then eventually got into an altercation with his father. He reportedly began to punch and kick his father. It was understood in the family, if any of his children ever dare strike him, he would murder them. After taking a beating, Gaye Sr. grabbed his gun, walked into Gaye Jr's room and shot him twice, killing him. Gaye Sr. was given a six-year suspended sentence and five years of probation for the shooting. He later died at a nursing home in 1998.

Marvin Gaye Jr was one of the main singers that helped to create the Motown sound of the 1960s with hits including: 'How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)' and 'I Heard It Through the Grapevine', and duets with Mary Wells, Kim Weston, Diana Ross and Tammi Terrell. In the 1970s, he recorded the albums What's Going On and Let's Get It On. It allowed him to break away from the company on his own merit.

Unfortunately, Gaye's had a troubled life he lost his singing partner to brain cancer in 1970 and he was divorced twice. He had bouts of depression and on top of that his minister father was allegedly a highly abusive alcoholic.
In the early 1980s heavy substance abuse addiction had led him to filing for bankruptcy and seeking temporary tax exile in Europe for a short period, but he then made a successful comeback with the 1982 Grammy Award-winning hit 'Sexual Healing' and its album Midnight Love.
In the days leading up to his death, Marvin Gaye was under considerable financial stress. At the time of his death, Gaye had accrued $9.2 million in debt$4.5 million of which was owed to the IRS in back taxes.
The singers only major asset at the time of his death was his intellectual property: song royalties, image rights, life story rights, etc. Gaye did not leave a will so under California law, his three children would get equal shares of his estate. Executors Gayes estate were able to pay off the mountain of debt and managed to accumulate several millions of dollars worth of assets. Gayes three children are still reaping those benefits today.

In 2013 Gayes family claimed that the song Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams mirrored their fathers 1977 song Got to Give It Up. That year, the famous singers sued for a declaratory judgment that the song did not infringe on the copyrights of the family. The family countersued in spite of what seemed to be an uphill battle. According to Forbes, A jury awarded Marvin Gaye's children $7.4 million, determining that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied Gayes music to create Blurred Lines. It was the biggest song of 2013, earning over $16 million and counting.

In California agents and sellers are Not required to disclose to the buyer any deaths at the property that occurred more than three years from the date it was sold or rented.
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