The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up the case of Brendan Dassey who was featured in the hit Netflix documentary series, “Making a Murderer.”
Dassey is serving a life sentence after being convicted along with his uncle, Steven Avery, in separate jury trials for the 2005 rape and murder of photographer Teresa Halbach in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.
The nation’s highest court gave no reason for the denial. Dassey’s attorneys claim that his confession to the police was coerced.
The denial means that the Supreme Court will not review the decision on Dassey’s case made by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in December. That court voted 4-3 that Dassey’s confession was voluntary.
Read the story at Variety.
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