Cops: Killer Heir Pees on Candy in Drug Store

Millionaire Robert Durst, 71, charged in Houston incident
By Shelley Hazen,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 23, 2014 3:25 PM CDT
Cops: Killer Heir Pees on Candy in Drug Store

Here’s something you don’t see every day—a multimillionaire peeing on a candy display in a CVS. That’s what Robert Durst is accused of doing Sunday in the upscale Texas shopping district Rice Village, KHOU reports. "He got his prescription, paid for it, exposed himself, urinated on the register and walked out of the business," a Houston police spokesperson tells the New York Daily News. “There was no argument. He did not seem agitated, he did not argue with anyone." Durst, 71, has been charged with criminal mischief.

The alleged incident is the latest in the headline-making life of the New York real estate heir. In 2002, he was acquitted in the killing of a 71-year-old friend whom he admitted shooting. Durst successfully claimed self-defense, though he served time for evidence tampering because he dismembered the body and tossed it in Galveston Bay. Prior to that, he was the main suspect in his wife's 1982 disappearance and in the murder of a friend of hers who talked to police in 2000. At some point along the way, Durst began cross-dressing in an apparent bid to evade police, says the Daily News. “I think this is the last straw," a CVS customer tells KHOU. (More weird crimes stories.)

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