publication date: Monday, May 4, 2015 (part of Spring 2015)

category: Crime

clue: None of his victims—not his wife, not a friend, not even a neighbor—could get justice until HBO obtained evidence that he killed them all.

explanation: Durst was long suspected of three murders but never convicted. In early 2015, an HBO documentary series interviewing him overheard him say that he "killed them all," which became new evidence to try him for murder. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, and Mike Rothstein


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