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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.

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.
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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.

And since the release of the popular documentary, reporters have apparently reached out to Avery in prison to ask how the series has affected him.

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Avery responded to WISN 12 News in Milwaukee with a three-page letter.

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According to WISN 12, this is the first time the media has heard from him directly since Making a Murderer was released.

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"The real killer is still out there. Who is he stalking now?" he wrote. "I am really innocent of this case and that is the truth!!! The truth will set me free!!!!!!!"

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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.

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"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.

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

According to Fox 6, Avery hasn't watched any of the series. In prison, there's no access to Netflix and allegedly his request to view it was denied.

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