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Retired NYPD detective from Robert Durst's past testifies in the millionaire's murder case

LOS ANGELES_A retired New York police detective took the stand in the Robert Durst murder case Tuesday, testifying that he did all he could to solve the mystery of the long-ago disappearance of the real estate tycoon's wife.

The 74-year-old millionaire is accused of shooting his best friend, Susan Berman, in her Benedict Canyon home in 2000. The murder, prosecutors allege,

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