Netflix's "Making a Murderer" was a global hit, introducing the world to the case of Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey, convicted of murdering a Wisconsin woman. Season two, with 10 new episodes, is now available on Netflix. It updates viewers on the men's attempts to turn around their convictions to get them released from prison. In response to criticism that their version is one-sided, directors Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi say the journey the cameras are following has always been Avery and Dassey's, but they've kept their opinions out of it. They also list at least 70 names at the end of each episode of people who declined or didn't respond to requests to be interviewed for part two. Royal Family Photos: Harry and Meghan Visit Australia Karwai Tang/WireImage Copyright Associated Press … [Read more...] about After Making a Hit, ‘Making a Murderer’ Returns With More
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Associated Press Published 2:10 PM EDT Oct 11, 2018 STURGEON BAY, Wis. — A Michigan man has been charged with killing his wife more than four decades ago in Wisconsin, even though her body has never been found. Law enforcement agents from Wisconsin and Michigan arrested 82-year-old Richard Gale Pierce Thursday in his hometown of Cheboygan, Michigan. A criminal complaint charges Pierce with killing 35-year-old Carol Jean Pierce in Sturgeon Bay in Sept.1975. Pierce told police he saw Carol Jean on the morning of Sept. 8 and when he returned home later than day, she was gone, the complaint said, according to the Green Bay Press Gazette. More: Judge orders murder trial for parents in death of 'all skin and bones' daughter Murder suspect says Michigan jail officers assaulted him Pierce has claimed his wife left him. According to a criminal complaint, Pierce had the opportunity to kill his wife, and motives including monetary gain. The complaint outlines a likely abusive … [Read more...] about Cheboygan man charged in 1975 death of wife in Wisconsin
It's been nearly three years since viewers met Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey on Netflix's hit true crime show, "Making a Murderer," and the series is coming back for a second season in October. Netflix announced on Tuesday that the show will premiere on Oct. 19 with 10 new episodes. The first season focused on Avery, who spent 18 years in prison for a rape before he was exonerated by DNA testing. After he was released, he filed a civil suit over his conviction, but in 2005, he and his nephew, Dassey, were arrested for and convicted of murdering photographer Teresa Halbach in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Avery says he was framed, and Dassey says his confession was "made up." The second season will explore the post-conviction process and the emotional toll it takes on Avery, Dassey and the people around them. "Making a Murderer" defendant Steven Avery denied new trial Viewers will also meet Kathleen Zellner, Avery's post-conviction lawyer, in Season 2, who is trying … [Read more...] about “Making a Murderer” announces release date for Season 2
BRENDAN Dassey, the focus of the Netflix hit Making A Murderer will remain in prison after the highest court in the United States refused to review the judgement against him. Dassey, 27, along with his uncle Steven Avery, was sentenced to life behind bars over the killing of Teresa Halbach in a 2007 trial. Here's the story... Who is Brendan Dassey? Brendan was born in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, in 1989. He was one of four children to Barbara and Peter Dassey. He grew up with his mother and three brothers on a large family property alongside his maternal grandparents and uncles, including Steven Avery. As a young man, Dassey was reportedly a quiet introvert with learning difficulties and a below-average IQ. Court documents said he had difficulties communicating, adding that he was interested in animals and video games. He was also a fan of Wrestlemania – in one memorable scene from Making a Murderer, he frets about missing the WWE showcase. At the time of the … [Read more...] about Who is Brendan Dassey from Making a Murderer, is he going to be freed from prison and what are the latest updates on the Steven Avery case?
MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — Police are responding to a report of an active shooter at a commercial building in a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin.The Dane County dispatch center said shots were fired Wednesday morning at a building that houses Esker Software and WTS Paradigm in Middleton. Police and multiple ambulances have responded.Dane County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Elise Schaffer confirmed there was an "active shooter situation" and said her office is assisting Middleton police. She provided no additional information.Judy Lahmers, a business analyst at WTS Paradigm, said she was working at her desk when she heard shots at about 10 a.m. She said it sounded "like somebody was dropping boards on the ground, really loud."Lahmers said she ran out of the building and hid behind a car. She said the building's glass entrance door shattered."I'm not looking back, I'm running as fast as I can. You just wonder, 'Do you hide or do you run?'" she said.She said she knew that one co-worker had … [Read more...] about Active shooter reported at business in Madison, Wisconsin suburb