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Tiede returns to court in effort to get set free

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Convicted killer Bernie Tiede made the first court appearance in his fight for freedom this afternoon in Carthage, TX.

Tiede acknowledged a change of attorney, and his new lawyer, Jodi Cole, says she intends to file a complete writ of habeas corpus soon outlining mitigating evidence that could set him free.

Back in 1999 Tiede was convicted of killing an 81-year-old woman and keeping her body in a freezer for nine months.

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