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Robert Durst's wife told her mentor the millionaire murder suspect had a 'homicidal side'

LOS ANGELES - Kathleen Durst's former medical school mentor testified Wednesday that during a conversation in 1981 she told him she lived in fear of her husband, New York real estate tycoon Robert Durst, who she said had a "homicidal side."

Kathleen vanished in 1982 and her body has never been recovered. No one has been charged in connection with her disappearance.

But Robert Durst was charged in the 2000 slaying of best friend Susan Berman, a killing prosecutors contend was to prevent her from telling authorities what she knew about Kathleen Durst's disappearance. Prosecutors and Kathleen Durst's family

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