November 18, 2014
A convicted murderer, living in Austin, could soon learn if he's out of prison for good. In 2011, Austin filmmaker Richard Linklater directed a dark comedy about the murder that landed Bernie Tiede in prison to serve a life sentence. Tiede's story got a lot of attention, and in May, Tiede was temporarily released from prison while the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals reviews his case. With a final decision expected before the end of the year, the family of the victim, Marjorie Nugent (pictured), is speaking out about how upset they are about everything that has happened. Nugent's family says it's time people start separating fact from fiction.