“Jinx” Director Andrew Jarecki On How They Discovered Robert Durst’s Damning Comment

This weekend saw Robert Durst’s arrest and the conclusion of HBO series “The Jinx,” in which he appears to confess to multiple murders. Just how was it that filmmakers managed to catch the disturbing evidence? Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki today told morning shows about the process: With lots of audio to sort through, the crew hired additional editors, he said on “Good Morning America.” Checking the material, “one of the editors came back and said, ‘I think I found something,'” Jarecki said. The clip, recorded while Durst was in a bathroom with his mic on, left Jarecki and his colleagues stunned. At the time, they were getting ready to finish up the project, he told “CBS This Morning,” as Variety reports.

“It was so chilling to hear it,” he told “GMA.” “It makes you very uncomfortable.” He said the audio was recorded three years ago; the timing is a topic of some puzzlement. Read more on Newser…