Robert Durst’s Extradition Put on Hold After Louisiana Grand Jury Indicts Him on Gun Charges

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Robert Durst is transported from Orleans Parish Criminal District Court to the Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 17, 2015.  Durst was rebooked on charges of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of a weapon with a controlled dangerous substance, a small amount of marijuana. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Photo: Gerald Herbert/AP

A Louisiana grand jury indicted real-estate scion and murder suspect Robert Durst on two gun charges on Wednesday. The 71-year-old was found in possession of guns and a controlled substance in a New Orleans hotel room on March 14. If convicted of the charges, he’ll face 5 to 20 years in prison; the indictments also indefinitely delay his extradition to California, where he’s being investigated for the murder of his friend Susan Berman.