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‘Making a Murderer’: Steven Avery’s Lawyer Files Motion for New DNA Tests

The lawyer representing “Making a Murderer” subject Steven Avery has filed a motion demanding physical evidence from the murder of Teresa Halbach for further scientific testing that she claims didn’t exist during the trial.

On Friday, Kathleen Zellner hand-delivered the motion at the Manitowoc Circuit Court, a spokesperson for the Midwest Innocence Project told TheWrap. In the filing, Zellner revealed that “Mr. Avery has already completed a series of tests that will conclusively establish his innocence” and that she intends to reveal the identity of an alternate suspect once she has the test results.

Avery’s lawyers called the proposed analyses “the most comprehensive, thorough and advanced forensic testing ever requested by a criminal defendant in the State of Wisconsin.”

In the 45-page motion, Avery asks for “post-conviction testing of physical evidence,” adding that “considerable progress has been made in forensic DNA methods, procedures

Read more at: http://www.thewrap.com/making-a-murderer-steven-avery-evidence-request/

‘Making A Murderer’ Really Sugarcoated Steven Avery’s Animal Cruelty Case: Find Out The Awful Details

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It seems like ever since the release of Making a Murderer in the middle of December, we’ve been looking for something to fill the true crime obsession-shaped hole in our hearts. Earlier this month, Investigation Discovery and Dateline promised to fill that hole by cranking out two follow-up documentaries that aired this weekend. So how was Investigation Discovery’s much-discussed Steven Avery: Innocent or Guilty? Let’s just say, if you’ve been closely following the case, you’re going to be disappointed.

Netflix’s Making a Murderer follows the trials and imprisonment of Steven Avery, a Wisconsin native. Avery was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault in 1985 and spent the next 18 years in prison. Shortly after DNA evidence exonerated him, Avery became the main suspect in

Read more at: http://decider.com/2016/01/31/making-a-murder-investigation-discovery-special/

‘Making A Murderer’: 6 True Crime TV Shows To Watch If You Like The Steven Avery Netflix Documentary [VIDEO]

“Making a Murderer,” a 10-part true-crime documentary from Netflix, has everyone talking. The docu-series tells the story of Steven Avery, a Wisconsin man from Manitowoc County who was wrongly imprisoned for 18 years on sexual assault charges. Avery was eventually released and filed a $36 million lawsuit against Manitowoc County, as well as the sheriff and district attorney. However, shortly after he was arrested again – this time for murder.

The documentary, which was filmed over the course of 10 years, was released on the streaming site on Dec. 18. And in true Netflix fashion, many users binge watched the entire thing. It’s currently unknown if there are plans to release a second season of “Making a Murderer,” but check out 6 other true-crime TV shows if you enjoyed watching Steven Avery’s story unfold:

“Homicide Hunter” on Investigation Discovery

Read more at: http://www.ibtimes.com/making-murderer-6-true-crime-tv-shows-watch-if-you-steven-avery-netflix-documentary-2244902