Feb 26, 2019

Making a Murderer: Steven Avery wins right to appeal

Wisconsin Department of Corrections/AFP A US man whose murder conviction was the focus of the popular Netflix series Making a Murderer will have his case re-examined by a court in Wisconsin. Steven Avery is serving a life sentence for the murder of young freelance photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005. Avery has won a motion to appeal based on possible human bones found in a gravel pit. If the bones - found near the Avery property - are found to belong to Ms Halbach, Ms Zellner says it undermines the prosecution's theory that she was killed on the Avery property. Making a Murderer cast doubt on the legal process used in the investigation and subsequent court cases.

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