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Crime History: East Texas eccentric stuffs widow's body in freezer

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On this day, Nov. 19, in 1996, funeral director Bernie Tiede shot dead 81-year-old wealthy widow Marjorie Nugent in Carthage, Texas. The murder is the subject of the 2011 black comedy "Bernie," starring Jack Black. After the shooting, Tiede, 38, stuffed Nugent's body inside her deep freezer, next to the chicken pot pies. Her body remained hidden for nine months, while Tiede spent her money on...

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