The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series Making a Murderer was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison, a three-judge US federal appeals panel ruled.
At issue for the federal judges was a statement used by investigators: "honesty is the only thing that will set you free".
Prosecutors say they'll seek to reverse an appeals court decision that the Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in photographer Teresa Halbach's death on Halloween two years earlier.
The judges added: "Whenever Dassey reported a fact that did not fit with the investigators" theory, he was chastised and told that he would not be "okay' unless he told the truth". Dassey later recanted the confession. Judge Hamilton said that the decision "breaks new ground and poses troubling questions for police and prosecutors". The corpus delicti does not point inexorably to Dassey.
A three-judge panel from the 7th Circuit on Thursday affirmed the lower court and said Dassey should be freed unless the state chooses to retry him. The state can appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court or retry Dassey. "We continue to send our condolences to the Halbach family as they have to suffer through another attempt by Mr. Dassey to re-litigate his guilty verdict and sentence".
November 14, 2016: A judge rules that Dassey should be released while prosecutors appeal the decision that overturned Dassey's conviction. As Making the Murderer argued, Duffin's ruling was based on how Dassey seemed to give his confession to the 2005 murder of Halbach involuntarily. The court described the method used to get Dassey to confess as "death by a thousand cuts".
WBAY spoke with Bob Dvorak, an attorney who's been part of Dassey's post-conviction team. "I don't think the Supreme Court will even take up the case". "For the first time, this decision brings the end of that road in sight".
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"We are evaluating the 2-1 decision from the court".
During one of the interviews, for example, Wisconsin Department of Justice Special Agent Tom Fassbender said: "Mark and I, yeah, we're cops, we're investigators and stuff like that, but I'm not right now. But this is a better route to take than determining whether or not there should be a pardon or not", Gov.
In overturning the conviction, Duffin ruled that investigators made "repeated false promises" that, "when considered in conjunction with all relevant factors, most especially Dassey's age, intellectual deficits and the absence of a supportive adult, rendered Dassey's confession involuntary". Dassey told detectives he helped his uncle, Steven Avery, rape and kill Halbach.
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