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Convicting Avery: The Bizarre Laws and Broken System behind “Making a Murderer” by Michael D. Cicchini is an unsettling book that gives facts and insights beyond those presented in the documentary and leaves you wondering whether the constitutional right to a fair trial is actually guaranteed where you live. This… Read more
Making a Murderer made a compelling case that Steven Avery was actually innocent of the Teresa Halbach murder. And Avery’s guilt or innocence is still a topic of debate—at least in some circles. For example, Ken Kratz and Peter Wilkinson wrote a book that promises to prove, once and for… Read more
With the success of the podcast Serial and the HBO documentary The Jinx, several networks are getting into the true crime game. In addition to a couple of Netflix Originals, the popular streaming service offers several great true crime documentaries. Below are CrimeHQ's picks for the top 5 true crime… Read more
Indefensible: The Missing Truth about Steven Avery, Teresa Halbach, and Making a Murderer by Michael Griesbach exposes the shocking facts deliberately left out of the hit Netflix series Making a Murderer—and argues persuasively that Steven Avery was rightfully convicted in the 2005 killing of Teresa Halbach. After serving eighteen years… Read more
Reading about a fictional murder in a mystery novel doesn't resonate the same way that exploring the details and evidence of a real-life homicide does. In true crime, we can't just close the book and convince ourselves that the evil is only on the page. There's something about the relatability… Read more