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Convicted Mortician To Get New Sentencing

AP | Posted 11.26.2014 | Crime

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas mortician whose conviction for killing a rich widow and storing her body in a freezer inspired the movie "Bernie" was...

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 ...

Mortician Who Killed Rich Widow Seeks Lighter Sentence

AP | Posted 02.05.2014 | Crime

CARTHAGE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for a former mortician serving a life sentence for the death of a rich East Texas widow are seeking a lighter sente...

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.