netflix Evidence Making a Murderer Left Out (That'll Totally Change Your Opinion of the Case)  

Candice Darden
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We all know the story: Steven Avery was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault in 1985 and served 18 years in Green Bay Correctional, only to be exonerated once new technology for testing DNA evidence became available. A few years later, he was tried in the infamous murder trial of Teresa Halbach. The real question: Was he framed by the Manitowoc County Sheriff Department, since he was pursuing a $36 million dollar lawsuit against the state for his earlier wrongful conviction? We still don't quite have the full story, as there are several key details missing from the Netflix documentary.

There was obvious mishandling of the Steven Avery evidence by law enforcement and it's not impossible that there was a framing of Avery, that much is clear - but what was not included in the documentary is also important to examine so we can understand the case in its entirety. As flawed as the investigation by law enforcement was, that doesn't necessarily mean Avery is innocent.

From DNA from Avery's sweat found in Halbach's RAV4, to what Avery told fellow inmates in prison, to Brendan Dassey's mom reporting that Steven and Brendan cleaned the garage after Halbach's disappearance, there are several details that Making A Murderer left on the cutting room floor.

Of course we'll be interested to see what new information Anonymous releases in the coming months; for now, it's worthwhile to examine the pieces of evidence below for a fuller picture of the case.

Other DNA from Steven Avery (Besides Blood) Was Found on Halbach's Car

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DNA from Steven Avery's sweat was apparently found on the hood latch of Halbach's RAV4.

When (former prosecutor) Ken Kratz was asked specifically about which evidence was let out of the Netflix documentary, he immediately mentioned: "The evidence conclusively shows that Steven Avery’s hand was under the hood when he insists he never touched her car." Dassey also said in his confession that he helped Avery move the RAV4 into the junkyard and that Avery had lifted the hood and removed the battery cable.

So there's reason to believe that the blood evidence in the RAV4 was planted, but how was Avery's DNA from sweat also planted?

Other DNA from Steven Avery (B... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Evidence Making a Murderer Left Out (That'll Totally Change Your Opinion of the Case)