Armchair detectives across the globe are chiming in on the new Netflix series "Making a Murderer" and as you can imagine, it's creating a lot of buzz here in Wisconsin.
If you haven't seen it, it's a 10-year story of Steven Avery, a man who was wrongfully convicted of rape and spent 18 years in prison before DNA evidence freed him. The story grows more complicated from there - two years after his release, he was accused of raping and murdering Teresa Halbach. He says the sheriff's office framed him because of a $36 million dollar lawsuit; they basically say Avery is a monster.
I'm not taking a scientific poll, but at a glance, it appears that most of the internet believes Avery shouldn't have been found guilty. In the last few days, we've seen tweets and posts from celebrities, change.org petitions and so forth. The prosecutor - Ken Kratz - has come out and said this was one-sided... but even his credibility has been questioned after his involvement in a sexting scandal.
It's all a very compelling story and it certainly opens your eyes to possibility of failed justice system. We've had the opportunity to talk with Dean Strang, one of Avery's attorneys and if you've seen the Netflix series, take a few moments to watch Strang answer your questions in a live Facebook chat.
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