Making A Murderer's Brendan Dassey Will Be Released From Prison While Prosecutors Appeal His Overturned Conviction
Good news for Brendan Dassey during this legal roller coaster.
On Monday, a federal judge ruled that the Making A Murderer subject will be released from prison while prosecutors appeal his overturned conviction.
For those of you who may not know, in 2007, the Wisconsin resident was found guilty of sexually assaulting and murdering Teresa Halbach.
A key part of the now-27-year-old's conviction was his confession, in which he detailed how he and his uncle, Steven Avery, allegedly assaulted and murdered the photographer.
However, the Netflix docuseries seemed to show Brendan was coerced into providing that confession, after his mental ability was called into question and his court-appointed lawyer didn't hesitate to take a deal.
So, in August, Judge William E. Duffin overturned the young man's murder conviction. But,