MANITOWOC (WKOW) -- Mike Halbach, the brother of a slain photographer, says he's confident the convictions of his sister's killers will never be overturned.
Halbach says the appeals process continues for 50-year-old Steven Avery and Avery's 23-year-old nephew, Brendan Dassey. He does expect the same outcome as past appeals by the two men.
Last week, an appeals court rejected Dassey's request for a new trial. A similar appeal by Avery was rejected last year. The two were convicted in Manitowoc County of first-degree intentional homicide, sexual assault and mutilating a corpse.
Dassey's attorneys plan to ask the state Supreme Court to review the case, according to the Appleton Post-Crescent.
25-year-old Teresa Halbach was killed October 31, 2005 when she went to photograph a vehicle for an auto magazine on Avery's farm.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2013 WorldNow and WKOW. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Program Manager Jessica Miller at 608-661-2794. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at email@example.com.