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"Convicting a Murderer" documentary to cover Steven Avery case from prosecution's perspective

Planned doc comes on heels of "Making a Murderer"
Posted at 11:25 AM, Feb 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-23 13:56:16-05

A sequel to "Making a Murderer" has long been planned since the Netflix documentary took the world by storm and now comes word that a followup is on the way -- sort of. 

Cleveland filmmaker Shawn Rech has begun production on "Convicting a Murderer,"  a documentary that will tell the story of the trial of Steven Avery from the prosecution's side, according to

Rech is working with will work with several people involved in the case, including former Calument County district attorney Ken Kratz and the lead investigator, in the case, Tom Fassbender.

Avery is serving a life sentence for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach. His nephew, Brendan Dassey, is also serving a life sentence for the crime. Their case was made famous in the Netflix documentary Making a Murderer, which called into question the prosecution's evidence. 

Rech told that the Netflix series was one-sided because many of the people on the prosecution would or could not participate.

"Convicting a Murderer" is expected to contain 8 episodes, but producers have not struck a deal with a network or streaming platform.  

A second installment of "Making a Murderer" is reportedly in the works for Netflix, but a premiere date has not been announced.