Killer in 'Bernie' movie could still face scrutiny

January 2, 2015 9:36 PM

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The district attorney who agreed to release a convicted Texas killer whose story inspired the dark comedy "Bernie" said he's not ruling out a future prosecution of the man.

Panola County prosecutor Danny Buck Davidson said Friday that he met Friday with the family of Marjorie Nugent, the wealthy widow killed in 1996 by Bernie Tiede, an East Texas mortician's assistant.

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