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Ex-NYPD detective admits having sex with witness during inquiry into Robert Durst's missing wife

LOS ANGELES - Retired New York police Detective Michael Struck testified Wednesday that during his investigation into the disappearance of Robert Durst's wife three decades ago he had sex with a witness.

Would you agree, a prosecutor asked, that your actions were "about as unprofessional as you could get?"

"Yes," Struk responded.

The bombshell testimony came during a hearing in Los Angeles, where Durst is charged in a separate case - the 2000 slaying of his best friend, Susan Berman. Prosecutors allege that Durst killed Berman, a crime writer

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