He had money, position, power . . . and a dark, secret life . . .
In September 2001, the headless body of an elderly man washed ashore in Texas. Also recovered were garbage bags containing severed limbs - and a newspaper with a home-delivery address that led police to the downscale apartment of Robert Durst, an unkempt transient who dressed in drag. Incredibly, his bail was posted the following morning.
Inspectors were quick to make the connection. This was "the" Robert Durst, the dashing real estate scion who's family fortune was worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
How could Robert Durst degenerate from a powerful New York City businessman to a cross-dressing fugitive wanted for murder? The answer was more startling than anyone could have imagined . . .