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The “Making a Murderer” landslide builds momentum.

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Steven Avery

“Edwards murdered Halbach and framed Avery.”

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Sometime during the day on October 31, 2005, photographer Teresa Halbach was scheduled to meet with Steven Avery, one of the owners of Avery Auto Salvage, to photograph a maroon Plymouth Voyager minivan for Auto Trader Magazine.

On November 11, 2005, Steven Avery was charged with the murder of Halbach. Avery protested that he had been framed.

Brendan Dassey was an alibi for Steven, he was not charged until March ( five months later ), it’s clear the alibi was true but his confession was false ( in fact the final prosecution case was totally different to the coerced confession ). Every thing Brendan volunteered in his confession was false (contradicted by the forensic evidence ).

The framing was rather extensive, involving the planting of blood, a bullet with DNA, a car key and burnt bone fragments. Planting DNA and blood shows sophistication and planning. Also, the key (for the…

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Some Clarity to Some of the Evidence in “Making a Murderer”

Sometimes I’m a little dense, which I why the substance of the forensic evidence did not sink in as well as it should have. Here is a good explanation that cleared it up for me and the comments are worth reading as well.

Some Clarity to Some of the Evidence in “Making a Murderer”

 

Making a Murderer

Well, it is probably no surprise that I’m a little obsessed with Making a Murderer. The series, after all, makes the same points I do in my books, but I must admit, does it in a more compelling way and I binged it myself.  Some viewers are even angry because the of spoilers! And that works to get the message out. So I’ll be doing some follow up.

All the cloak-and-dagger undermining that happens to the Netflix series defendant is par for the course in the US criminal justice system

Steven Avery

STEVEN AVERY

Sometime during the day on October 31, 2005, photographer Teresa Halbach was scheduled to meet with Steven Avery, one of the owners of Avery Auto Salvage, to photograph a maroon Plymouth Voyager minivan for Auto Trader Magazine.

 

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