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

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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 --

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