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Steven Avery Sent Handwritten Letters To Local News Stations From Prison

"The truth will set me free!!!!!!!"

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In 2005, Steven Avery — the subject of the Netflix original series Making a Murderer — was convicted of murdering a woman named Teresa Halbach.

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The Wisconsin resident was also convicted of rape in 1985 and spent 18 years in prison. Eventually, he was exonerated because of new DNA evidence.

In addition to maintaining his innocence, Avery insists that his ex-wife, Jodi Stachowski, lied in a recent interview with HLN TV when she said that he was a "monster" who threatened to kill her and her family.

"Threats against her and her family are totally untrue. Jodi must have been pressured by the state to change her story," Avery also wrote to Fox 6 News in Milwaukee.

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"She would never have said anything bad about me, due to the fact that she wanted to marry me."

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