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New York real estate scion Robert Durst admitted during a dinner conversation in 2014 to killing writer Susan Berman, according to the testimony of a man who says he was a close friend of both the victim and her alleged killer.

Nathan “Nick” Chavin, 72, said in court Thursday that Durst made a remark he took as a confession to the execution-style slaying of Berman after the pair had dinner in New York City three years ago.

“I had to. It was her or me; I had no choice,” Durst said at the time, according to Chavin.

Chavin testified at a special hearing in the case against Durst, who is charged with shooting Berman in the back of the head 17 years ago inside her Benedict Canyon home.

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