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Tue Feb 26, 2019, 11:24 PM

Making a Murderer: Steven Avery wins right to appeal

Source: BBC

Making a Murderer: Steven Avery wins right to appeal

26 February 2019

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.

He says he is innocent. Avery has won a motion to appeal based on possible human bones found in a gravel pit.

His lawyer says they were not tested for DNA and were given to the Halbach family, a violation of state law.

Kathleen Zellner, who filed the motion, said the return of the bones meant that potentially crucial evidence in the case had been kept from further testing.


Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47380658

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