Robert Durst will finally be convicted of murder, according to Cathy Scott, the biographer of his alleged victim Susan Berman.

Scott — author of “Murder of a Mafia Daughter” (Barricade Books) — will be in the Los Angeles courtroom on Feb. 14 for Durst’s pretrial hearing.

She says Durst will be convicted, even though he has the best lawyers money can buy.

“The evidence is clear. I don’t see how he can get out of this one,” Scott told me.

Detectives initially bungled the case in 2000, when Berman was shot in the back of the head, because they found a wanted poster for her father, Davie Berman, a partner of mobster Bugsy Siegel, in her living room.

“They assumed it was a Mafia hit,” Scott said. The detectives didn’t suspect her best friend Durst.

“They met at UCLA. Nothing romantic. Susan always said Bobby was the brother she never had.”

When Durst’s first wife, Kathie, disappeared in 1982, Berman became his spokeswoman and shielded him from reporters. “She had told friends, ‘I know he did it.’ ”

Armed with new evidence, detectives started looking into Kathie’s disappearance, and Durst was allegedly afraid Berman would cooperate.

“When the case was reopened, he shut her up,” Scott said.

“She loved Bobby unconditionally. She didn’t care if he was a murderer. Her father was a killer and a mobster. She revered her father. She was anesthetized to murder.”

(Page Six)

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