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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
SW Texas Man Gets August Execution DateSouthwest Texas woman whose remains weren't found until two years after she van
SW Texas Man Gets August Execution Date
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
Southwest Texas woman whose remains weren't found until two years after she vanished has received an execution date. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said Wednesday the agency has received court documents setting... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Texas Wants to Restrict Social Media for Inmates and Their FamiliesFacebook posts bringing attention to some of these cases that would otherwise b
Texas Wants to Restrict Social Media for Inmates and Their Families
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
Facebook posts bringing attention to some of these cases that would otherwise be forgotten. Now a new rule codified by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice not only prohibits prisoners from having any access to social media, but also forbids... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Texas Man On Death Row Gets August Execution DateSouthwest Texas woman whose remains weren’t found until two years after she van
Texas Man On Death Row Gets August Execution Date
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
Southwest Texas woman whose remains weren’t found until two years after she vanished has received an execution date. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said Wednesday the agency has received court documents setting... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Why Genene Jones, the 'Angel of Death' convicted of killing baby in 1980s, could go free in 2018writers, is projected to be released from the Dr. Lane Murray Unit prison in Ga
Why Genene Jones, the 'Angel of Death' convicted of killing baby in 1980s, could go free in 2018
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
writers, is projected to be released from the Dr. Lane Murray Unit prison in Gatesville on March 1, 2018, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. But, law enforcement officials are looking to tie her to any of the dozens of infant... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Southwest Texas man on death row gets August execution dateSouthwest Texas woman whose remains weren't found until two years after she van
Southwest Texas man on death row gets August execution date
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
Southwest Texas woman whose remains weren't found until two years after she vanished has received an execution date. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said Wednesday the agency has received court documents setting... Read more
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Sweetwater Reporter
Texas prison ban on Muslim inmate beards, caps ruled illegaland caps could facilitate the smuggling of contraband and distort the identitie
Texas prison ban on Muslim inmate beards, caps ruled illegal
Sweetwater Reporter / Posted yesterday
and caps could facilitate the smuggling of contraband and distort the identities of inmates and potential escapees. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice, which operates the prison system, is reviewing the ruling, said spokesman Jason Clark.... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Southwest Texas man on death row gets August execution dateSouthwest Texas woman whose remains weren't found until two years after she van
Southwest Texas man on death row gets August execution date
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
Southwest Texas woman whose remains weren't found until two years after she vanished has received an execution date. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said Wednesday the agency has received court documents setting... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Southwest Texas man on death row gets August execution dateSouthwest Texas woman whose remains weren't found until two years after she van
Southwest Texas man on death row gets August execution date
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
Southwest Texas woman whose remains weren't found until two years after she vanished has received an execution date. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said Wednesday the agency has received court documents setting... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Southwest Texas man on death row gets August execution dateSouthwest Texas woman whose remains weren't found until two years after she van
Southwest Texas man on death row gets August execution date
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted yesterday
Southwest Texas woman whose remains weren't found until two years after she vanished has received an execution date. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said Wednesday the agency has received court documents setting... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
US prison upholds right to Muslim inmate beards, capsand caps could facilitate the smuggling of contraband and distort the identitie
US prison upholds right to Muslim inmate beards, caps
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
and caps could facilitate the smuggling of contraband and distort the identities of inmates and potential escapees. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice, which operates the prison system, is reviewing the ruling, said spokesperson Jason... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Texas prison ban on Muslim inmate beards, caps ruled illegaland caps could facilitate the smuggling of contraband and distort the identitie
Texas prison ban on Muslim inmate beards, caps ruled illegal
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
and caps could facilitate the smuggling of contraband and distort the identities of inmates and potential escapees. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice, which operates the prison system, is reviewing the ruling, said spokesman Jason Clark.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Why Genene Jones, the 'Angel of Death' convicted of killing baby in 1980s, could go free in 2018writers, is projected to be released from the Dr. Lane Murray Unit prison in Ga
Why Genene Jones, the 'Angel of Death' convicted of killing baby in 1980s, could go free in 2018
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
writers, is projected to be released from the Dr. Lane Murray Unit prison in Gatesville on March 1, 2018, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. But, law enforcement officials are looking to tie her to any of the dozens of infant... Read more
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Breitbart
Texans Gather at State Capitol to Honor Fallen Police Officersofficers being memorialized in the ceremonies on Sunday and Monday were listed
Texans Gather at State Capitol to Honor Fallen Police Officers
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
officers being memorialized in the ceremonies on Sunday and Monday were listed as: Eligio Ruiz Garcia, JR., Texas Department of Criminal Justice Christopher A. Davis, Texas Department of Criminal Justice Richard K. Martin, Houston... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
$10,000 Reward Offered for Texas Fugitivea 2005 murder he committed while working as a ranch hand in Harris County. He w
$10,000 Reward Offered for Texas Fugitive
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
a 2005 murder he committed while working as a ranch hand in Harris County. He was subsequently sentenced to 35 years in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) prison. On April 6, 2010, Bustos-Diaz escaped from the TDCJ Briscoe Unit in... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
$10,000 reward for capture of escaped murdererhe committed while working as a ranch hand in Harris County. He was sentenced
$10,000 reward for capture of escaped murderer
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
he committed while working as a ranch hand in Harris County. He was sentenced to 35 years in prison for the murder. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice said Bustos-Diaz escaped from jail on April 6, 2010 and is believed to have fled to... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
This west Texas ranch serves as a safe haven for abused kids who have killed their parentsMcCullough. "He likes nature and working on cars. I have agreed to take him on
This west Texas ranch serves as a safe haven for abused kids who have killed their parents
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
McCullough. "He likes nature and working on cars. I have agreed to take him on and provide a place for him to live." The Texas Department of Criminal Justice records show that McCullough's maximum sentence date is Oct. 28, 2036. Dailey said he's... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Corrections officer fatally injured by inmate at Telford Unit identifiedand the entire TDCJ family in your prayers during this difficult time,” said Br
Corrections officer fatally injured by inmate at Telford Unit identified
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 5 days ago
and the entire TDCJ family in your prayers during this difficult time,” said Brad Livingston, Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and co-workers of the... Read more
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11 News Houston
TDCJ: Suspect completed jail sentence two days before murder- The suspect in a Dallas murder early Wednesday morning had been released from
TDCJ: Suspect completed jail sentence two days before murder
11 News Houston / Posted 7 days ago
- The suspect in a Dallas murder early Wednesday morning had been released from jail just two days prior, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Witnesses told police that Alex Leon Dickerson and his girlfriend were at his cousin’s... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
TDCJ: Suspect completed jail sentence two days before murderDALLAS - The suspect in a murder early Wednesday morning had been released from
TDCJ: Suspect completed jail sentence two days before murder
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
DALLAS - The suspect in a murder early Wednesday morning had been released from jail just two days prior, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Witnesses told police that Alex Leon Dickerson and his girlfriend were at his cousin’s... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Texas inmate on death row for 35 years dies in prisonFisher, 17, her boyfriend Tommy Temple, 17, and Stephen Sims, 25. All three wer
Texas inmate on death row for 35 years dies in prison
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Fisher, 17, her boyfriend Tommy Temple, 17, and Stephen Sims, 25. All three were shot execution-style with a handgun, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice said. "Unlike many other death row inmates, six judges have acknowledged that the only... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Correction officer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering aloneprofessional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the networ
Correction officer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering alone
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
professional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the network of jails operated and staffed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. A jailer is defined as someone who forcibly confines another. [Blanco] explained to... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Correction officer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering aloneprofessional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the networ
Correction officer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering alone
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 9 days ago
professional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the network of jails operated and staffed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. A jailer is defined as someone who forcibly confines another. [Blanco] explained to... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Correction officer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering aloneprofessional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the networ
Correction officer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering alone
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 9 days ago
professional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the network of jails operated and staffed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. A jailer is defined as someone who forcibly confines another. [Blanco] explained to... Read more
8 related stories
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Correction officer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering aloneprofessional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the networ
Correction officer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering alone
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 9 days ago
professional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the network of jails operated and staffed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. A jailer is defined as someone who forcibly confines another. [Blanco] explained to... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Correction officer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering aloneprofessional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the networ
Correction officer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering alone
KXXV Waco / Posted 9 days ago
professional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the network of jails operated and staffed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. A jailer is defined as someone who forcibly confines another. [Blanco] explained to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Jailer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering alone after 11 p.m.professional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the networ
Jailer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering alone after 11 p.m.
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
professional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the network of jails operated and staffed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. A jailer is defined as someone who forcibly confines another. [Blanco] explained to... Read more
8 related stories
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Jailer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering alone after 11 p.m.professional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the networ
Jailer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering alone after 11 p.m.
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 9 days ago
professional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the network of jails operated and staffed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. A jailer is defined as someone who forcibly confines another. [Blanco] explained to... Read more
8 related stories
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Jailer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering alone after 11 p.m.professional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the networ
Jailer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering alone after 11 p.m.
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 9 days ago
professional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the network of jails operated and staffed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. A jailer is defined as someone who forcibly confines another. [Blanco] explained to... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Jailer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering alone after 11 p.m.professional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the networ
Jailer arrested, charged after 3-old found wandering alone after 11 p.m.
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 9 days ago
professional jailer in the Montford Unit, which is a facility within the network of jails operated and staffed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. A jailer is defined as someone who forcibly confines another. [Blanco] explained to... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
On Death Row 35 Years, Texas Inmate Dies Of Natural Causes60, died Sunday at the infirmary at the Polunsky Unit prison near Livingston, h
On Death Row 35 Years, Texas Inmate Dies Of Natural Causes
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 10 days ago
60, died Sunday at the infirmary at the Polunsky Unit prison near Livingston, home of the state’s death row for men, Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said. Two years ago, Soffar said he had liver cancer and expected... Read more
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My EastText
ETX man's murder trial delayed until Juneof a prohibited substance in a correctional facility charge. Sibley pleaded gui
ETX man's murder trial delayed until June
My EastText / Posted 10 days ago
of a prohibited substance in a correctional facility charge. Sibley pleaded guilty and was sentenced to four years in Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Sibley is no stranger to East Texas law enforcement. In addition to the arrests... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
On Death Row 35 Years, Texas Inmate Dies of Natural Causesa man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were s
On Death Row 35 Years, Texas Inmate Dies of Natural Causes
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
a man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were shot and killed has died of natural causes. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said 60-year-old Max Soffar died Sunday at the infirmary at the... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
On Death Row 35 Years, Texas Inmate Dies Of Natural Causes60, died Sunday at the infirmary at the Polunsky Unit prison near Livingston, h
On Death Row 35 Years, Texas Inmate Dies Of Natural Causes
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 10 days ago
60, died Sunday at the infirmary at the Polunsky Unit prison near Livingston, home of the state’s death row for men, Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said. Two years ago, Soffar said he had liver cancer and expected... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
On death row 35 years, Texas inmate dies of natural causesa man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were s
On death row 35 years, Texas inmate dies of natural causes
KTXS Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
a man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were shot and killed has died of natural causes. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says 60-year-old Max Soffar died Sunday at the infirmary at the... Read more
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KXII Sherman
On death row 35 years, Texas inmate dies of natural causesTexas Department of Criminal Justice HOUSTON -- Texas prison officials say a m
On death row 35 years, Texas inmate dies of natural causes
KXII Sherman / Posted 10 days ago
Texas Department of Criminal Justice HOUSTON -- Texas prison officials say a man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were shot and killed has died of natural causes. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Death Row Inmate Dies of Natural Causesa man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were s
Death Row Inmate Dies of Natural Causes
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 10 days ago
a man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were shot and killed has died of natural causes. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said 60-year-old Max Soffar died Sunday at the infirmary at the... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
On death row 35 years, Texas inmate dies of natural causesa man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were s
On death row 35 years, Texas inmate dies of natural causes
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 10 days ago
a man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were shot and killed has died of natural causes. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says 60-year-old Max Soffar died Sunday at the infirmary at the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
On death row 35 years, Texas inmate dies of natural causesa man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were s
On death row 35 years, Texas inmate dies of natural causes
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 days ago
a man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were shot and killed has died of natural causes. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says 60-year-old Max Soffar died Sunday at the infirmary at the... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
On death row 35 years, Texas inmate dies of natural causesa man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were s
On death row 35 years, Texas inmate dies of natural causes
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 10 days ago
a man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were shot and killed has died of natural causes. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says 60-year-old Max Soffar died Sunday at the infirmary at the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
On death row 35 years, Texas inmate dies of natural causesa man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were s
On death row 35 years, Texas inmate dies of natural causes
KXXV Waco / Posted 10 days ago
a man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were shot and killed has died of natural causes. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says 60-year-old Max Soffar died Sunday at the infirmary at the... Read more
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My EastText
ETX man set to go on trial for 2015 murderof a prohibited substance in a correctional facility charge. Sibley pleaded gui
ETX man set to go on trial for 2015 murder
My EastText / Posted 10 days ago
of a prohibited substance in a correctional facility charge. Sibley pleaded guilty and was sentenced to four years in Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Sibley is no stranger to East Texas law enforcement. In addition to the arrests... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Bernie Tiede transported to Panola CountyCounty Jail. Tiede was resentenced Friday to 99 years or life in prison for the
Bernie Tiede transported to Panola County
KXXV Waco / Posted 11 days ago
County Jail. Tiede was resentenced Friday to 99 years or life in prison for the 1996 murder of Marjorie Nugent. Tiede will remain in Panola County until he can be picked up by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to receive his prison assignme... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Bernie Tiede transported to Panola CountyCounty Jail. Tiede was resentenced Friday to 99 years or life in prison for the
Bernie Tiede transported to Panola County
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
County Jail. Tiede was resentenced Friday to 99 years or life in prison for the 1996 murder of Marjorie Nugent. Tiede will remain in Panola County until he can be picked up by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to receive his prison assignme... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Bernie Tiede transported to Panola County99 years or life in prison for the 1996 murder of Marjorie Nugent. Tiede will
Bernie Tiede transported to Panola County
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 11 days ago
99 years or life in prison for the 1996 murder of Marjorie Nugent. Tiede will remain in Panola County until he can be picked up by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to receive his prison assignment. Copyright 2016 KLTV. All rights rese... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Bernie Tiede transported to Panola County99 years or life in prison for the 1996 murder of Marjorie Nugent. Tiede will
Bernie Tiede transported to Panola County
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 11 days ago
99 years or life in prison for the 1996 murder of Marjorie Nugent. Tiede will remain in Panola County until he can be picked up by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to receive his prison assignment. Copyright 2016 KLTV. All rights rese... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Bernie Tiede transported to Panola County99 years or life in prison for the 1996 murder of Marjorie Nugent. Tiede will
Bernie Tiede transported to Panola County
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 11 days ago
99 years or life in prison for the 1996 murder of Marjorie Nugent. Tiede will remain in Panola County until he can be picked up by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to receive his prison assignment. Copyright 2016 KLTV. All rights rese... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Back behind bars: Bernie Tiede sentenced to 99 years or life in prisonthat verdict. Tiede will stay in the Rusk Co. Jail until he can be moved to Pa
Back behind bars: Bernie Tiede sentenced to 99 years or life in prison
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 12 days ago
that verdict. Tiede will stay in the Rusk Co. Jail until he can be moved to Panola County to await his assignment at a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison facility. Before being released to deliberate, Tiede's attorneys asked the jury... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Back behind bars: Bernie Tiede sentenced to 99 years or life in prisonthat verdict. Tiede will stay in the Rusk Co. Jail until he can be moved to Pa
Back behind bars: Bernie Tiede sentenced to 99 years or life in prison
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 12 days ago
that verdict. Tiede will stay in the Rusk Co. Jail until he can be moved to Panola County to await his assignment at a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison facility. Before being released to deliberate, Tiede's attorneys asked the jury... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Back behind bars: Bernie Tiede sentenced to 99 years or life in prisonthat verdict. Tiede will stay in the Rusk Co. Jail until he can be moved to Pa
Back behind bars: Bernie Tiede sentenced to 99 years or life in prison
FOX Carolina / Posted 12 days ago
that verdict. Tiede will stay in the Rusk Co. Jail until he can be moved to Panola County to await his assignment at a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison facility. Before being released to deliberate, Tiede's attorneys asked the jury... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Back behind bars: Bernie Tiede sentenced to 99 years or life in prisonthat verdict. Tiede will stay in the Rusk Co. Jail until he can be moved to Pa
Back behind bars: Bernie Tiede sentenced to 99 years or life in prison
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 12 days ago
that verdict. Tiede will stay in the Rusk Co. Jail until he can be moved to Panola County to await his assignment at a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison facility. Before being released to deliberate, Tiede's attorneys asked the jury... Read more
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