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Mortician Who Inspired 'Bernie' Movie Sent Back To Prison For Murder

Reuters | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.23.2016 | Crime

DALLAS (Reuters) - A jury on Friday sentenced a former mortician to return to prison for 99 years to life for murdering a wealthy East Texas widow and...

Murderer Portrayed By Jack Black Released Early From Prison

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2014 | Crime

By Marice Richter DALLAS, May 6 (Reuters) - A former mortician whose conviction for killing an elderly East Texas woman inspired the ...

ReThink Review: Bernie -- Murder on Ice

Jonathan Kim | Posted 06.27.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Why would a small town in East Texas claim that one of its residents, an assumedly gay man, should be given a lenient sentence for shooting an old woman in the back? That's a question that's only partially answered by Richard Linklater's dark comedy, Bernie.