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Steven Avery Project leader: ‘He’ll be exonerated’ without a trial

Steven Avery is pictured in Netflix's 'Making a Murderer.'. Netflix

Curtis Busse, the head of Facebook organization Steven Avery Project, is very confident that Making a Murderer subject Steven Avery will be “exonerated” soon for the murder of Teresa Halbach, and he won’t even need a new trial.

In an interview with Utica, N.Y., radio station WIBX, Basse explained why he thinks Avery won’t need to go back to court to get out of prison.

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“We’re not even looking for a new trial. We’re actually looking for an exoneration,” Busse said.

Busse’s comments fall in line almost exactly with Avery’s lawyer, Kathleen Zellner, who has been very open and forward on Twitter about her legal team’s findings.

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Zellner has been re-examining all the evidence in the case before she files a new appeal to free Avery.

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“Zellner’s very confident, and Steven is also very confident that it’s not going to take that much time. And we’re talking months here,” said Busse.

Specifically, Busse said that concrete evidence will exonerate Avery.

“Phone records, DNA, there are alibis there that weren’t proven the first time that Zellner is taking to the next level, and gone the extra mile to prove.”

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“They’re going to show that the blood [in victim Teresa Halbach’s car] and the age of the blood, it’s not going to match up between the two.”

Zellner — who’s working on the case pro bono and is known for helping wrongly convicted people win their freedom — has revealed her legal team’s progress on social media.

She said someone gained access to Steven Avery’s property who shouldn’t have been there:

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https://twitter.com/ZellnerLaw/status/707435794047377410

Zellner also tweeted a couple of weeks ago that cellphone tower records provide Avery with an “airtight alibi.”

(It should be noted that Steven Avery Project is not affiliated with Zellner’s legal team in any way.)

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Netflix’s Making a Murderer is a 10-part documentary series that follows the case of Wisconsin native Avery. He is serving a life sentence (without the possibility for parole) for the murder of Halbach and illegally possessing a firearm. Avery, who had previously been jailed for 18 years for a sexual assault in 1985, was exonerated in that case by newly discovered DNA evidence in 2003.

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Two years later, Avery brought a US$36-million lawsuit against Manitowoc County, Wis., for the wrongful conviction. The series calls into question the investigation and trial that put Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, behind bars, and alleges the investigators and police in the case planted evidence and otherwise manipulated the outcome of the trial.

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