Avery’s Attorney Files Motion to Test Bones Found at Burn Pit

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FILE – In this March 13, 2007 file photo, Steven Avery listens to testimony in the courtroom at the Calumet County Courthouse in Chilton, Wis. A sequel to the popular “Making a Murderer” documentary series recounting the story of Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, who were convicted in the 2005 slaying of Wisconsin photographer […]

A new motion has been filed in the attempt to secure a new trial for convicted murderer Steven Avery. 

In a series of tweets on Monday, Avery’s attorney Kathleen Zellner said she is asking a judge to allow for the DNA testing of bones found on the Avery property, to determine if they are part of the remains of Teresa Halbach.

Zellner claims that Halbach was murdered and mutilated at the Manitowoc County Gravel Pit, and her bones were then planted in a burn pit near the Avery property to frame her client. 

Zellner says if the remains are of Halbach, it would cause court authorities to order a new trial for Avery.

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