Brendan Dassey, a subject in the Netflix series "Making A Murder," had his conviction overturned Friday by a federal judge.
BREAKING: Federal judge in Wisconsin overturns conviction of Brendan Dassey, who was featured in "Making of a Murderer."— The Associated Press (@AP) August 12, 2016
His case was one of two featured in the popular "Making a Murderer" series, which depicts the story of Dassey's uncle, Steven Avery.
Dassey and Avery were sentenced to life for the 2005 murder of 25-year-old photographer of Teresa Halbach.
His lawyers maintain his confession was coerced.Dassey could go free in 90 days if the state does not refile his case, according to NBC affiliate TMJ4.
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