New pictures have been released showing Steven Avery with his family. The photo, taken over the weekend, comes as a new website goes live and details of the convicted murderer new legal representation comes to light.
The website also contains a statement from the family.
“We went to Steven yesterday [Saturday] & he has confirmed that he is letting Kathleen Zellner take his case," the statement reads. "He wants to thank all the supporters out there & for all the letters he has been receiving."
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The website, called AVERYDASSEY FUND bills itself as a defense and investigation fund site that follows the Netflix documentary 'Making a Murderer'.
Kim Ducat said her cousin Steven is in good spirits.
“[He is] overwhelmed over the outpour of support he's getting," she said.
Ducat said she's excited about Zellner becoming Steven’s new attorney.
“The attorney must see something that he's innocent," she said.
Meanwhile, Governor Walker is taking to social media in response to the documentary fallout. He tweeted the following:
Viewers of Netflix series on Steven Avery should read unanimous Court of Appeals opinion b4 jumping to conclusions: https://t.co/Uzmc3M481B— Governor Walker (@GovWalker) January 11, 2016
He confirmed on Friday he will not pardon Avery.
“Steven Avery was convicted by a jury of his peers," Walker said. 'He then appealed it to a Court of Appeals and ultimately the appeal was taken to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and at each level they upheld the conviction."
He said people are ignoring major portions of evidence.