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Ex-NYPD detective admits mistakes during inquiry into Robert Durst's missing wife

LOS ANGELES - Retired New York police Detective Michael Struck acknowledged in court Wednesday that he'd made mistakes while investigating the disappearance of Robert Durst's wife three decades ago.

The real estate scion is charged in Los Angeles in a separate case - the 2000 slaying of his best friend, Susan Berman. Prosecutors allege that Durst killed Berman, a crime writer and the daughter of a mob boss, to keep her from telling authorities what she knew

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