We'll keep this article updated with all the news as it emerges, as well as recapping what went on in season 1 and where all the main players are now.
DNA evidence proved that Avery was innocent and another man, Gregory Allen, who was arrested on unrelated rape charges, was the real perpetrator. The new season also misses its chance to explore the case from a different perspective. On June 22, a US federal court ordered that Dassey should be freed from prison.
In the first season, lawyers Dean Strang and Jerry Buting were heroes who fought valiantly and brilliantly for their client. He's also accused of assaulting his long-time girlfriend, Jodi Stachowski, a claim she made after Murderer aired.
It appears that he directed her to the area where the victim's vehicle was located. Nothing personal, though; the men acknowledge they would do the same in Zellner's position. But the filmmakers' main interest is in reminding us that Teresa was not the only victim in this story.
With Zellner taking over Avery's case, will Dean Strang and Jerry Buting—Avery's defense attorneys in his murder trial—have any further involvement? One of the glaring omissions from Avery's murder trial was an in-depth investigation into Teresa Halbach's cell phone records. In their stead, Avery hires Kathleen Zellner, who is incredibly good at her job — she has gotten several wrongfully convicted folks exonerated — but as confident as she is in Making a Murderer, she has little to work with aside from the stuff of online conspiracy theories.
The filmmakers used this to make Avery a sympathetic character before even mentioning Teresa Halbach.
Which team will finally get some success? Netflix There has also been evidence that Hillegas had injuries to his right hand around the time of the crime, and was found in court to have been an abusive partner in the past.
Still, they met failure.
She was prevented from testifying at Steven's trial to explain this, and later left her position. Earlier, there was a suggestion that Barb Tadych and Zellner would eventually butt heads. He was positively identified by Beernsten, though he had an alibi and has always maintained his innocence.
Will they comment on how Zellner's handling essay to purchase the case? Making a Murderer Part 2 is made up of 10 new episodes. S Supreme Court.
Will season two of Making a Murderer actually shift the focus from Avery, and start prying into Teresa Halbach's life? Avery's nephew Brendan Dassey, who was convicted alongside his uncle after confessing to helping Avery rape and murder Halbach, had his conviction overturned in August of However, The Department of Justice launched an appeal which was heard in February, claiming that investigators had used "entirely appropriate interview tactics".
Digital Spy sat down with the filmmakers ahead of the release, and they promised "major revelations" that will surprise viewers. Because Kakatsch was blocked from the crime scene, the bones discovered on the Avery property and the adjacent quarry were never examined on-site by a coroner or a forensic anthropologist.