Robert Durst's lawyer: 'You've said things under your breath that you probably didn't mean'

Robert Durst.
(Image credit: (Courtesy of HBO))

The finale of HBO's true-crime documentary series The Jinx, which told the story of three-time murder suspect Robert Durst, ended with Durst muttering that he "killed them all, of course." Though the comment was picked up by his microphone, Durst was speaking quietly, to himself, while using the bathroom. He was arrested on Saturday.

In the aftermath of such a seemingly damning confession, what kind of legal defense remains for Durst? In a Fox News appearance on Sunday night, Durst's lawyer Chip Lewis began by arguing that his client didn't actually mean the things he was saying. "You've said things under your breath that you probably didn't mean," he said to a panel of legal experts on Justice With Judge Jeanine.

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