Bernie Tiede is led into the Panola County court house by law enforcement officials in Carthage, Texas, Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The former mortician serving a life sentence for the death of a rich East Texas woman could soon go free with the agreement of the district attorney who prosecuted him. Tiede, whose case inspired the movie “Bernie,” is expected in court in Carthage, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Bernie Tiede expected in East Texas court

He was convicted of killing Marjorie Nugent 18 years ago, but the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued a ruling, saying he is entitled to …