Murderer Mortician of Movie 'Bernie' Fame Is Freed

Bernie Tiede was set free after serving time for the 1996 murder of millionaire friend Marjorie Nugent.
1:58 | 05/07/14

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

More information on this video
Enhanced full screen
Explore related content
Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Murderer Mortician of Movie 'Bernie' Fame Is Freed
You wouldn't know it by Bernice face but it was the hearing -- -- let him go after seventeen years behind bars. -- east Texan who spent 35 years in Carthage came to the courthouse today glad to be 31 step closer to freedom. -- I don't condone what he did obviously when he did was very wrong. People around -- -- -- and -- from concerned enough that. District attorney read a letter to the court saying after learning of new evidence he -- Bernie should be set free. Just go from here. We know. -- -- An expert witness in psychologists who once testified against -- defense. Today took a side. Saying he felt confident that -- snapped -- committed murder. Because of underlying mental health issues he faced after being sexually abused as a child he. -- Because it's cold it's our -- is -- pretty. Thank you didn't really. Relationship it was this. -- -- -- -- But that says. 10 Mercury perfect storm is not -- -- recruiting themselves. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- still after seventeen years of Bernie is on his way to freedom. The court of criminal appeals has been asked to set a new punishment hearing so Bernie can officially stay out of prison on time --

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"id":23625424,"title":"Murderer Mortician of Movie 'Bernie' Fame Is Freed","duration":"1:58","description":"Bernie Tiede was set free after serving time for the 1996 murder of millionaire friend Marjorie Nugent.","section":"US","mediaType":"Default"}