Former Manitowoc County Sheriff Detective Andrew Colborn filed a trial Monday against Netflix and Making a Murderer filmmaker Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos claim that the document series accused him of being.
In the lawsuit filed today in the Wisconsin Circuit Court (read this), Colborn says the documentary series was edited to find out that he and other law enforcement officers planted evidence to frame Steven Avery and his 16-year-old granddaughter, Brendan Dassey, for 2005 murder of 25 years – sold freelance photographer Teresa Halbach.
The deck continues to claim that “Not at the time of the plaintiff’s employment at [Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office] [Colborn] acted as spokesman for the department. Reduced dozens of media inquiries about interviews, the plaintiff has refrained from public comment and has not otherwise injected into controversy around the Avery case and the release of [ Making a Murderer ] . .] As such, he is neither a “public figure” or a “limited public” as these terms are defined in paralysis . “
The first part of Making a Murderer was released on Netflix in 201
5. Part 2, debuted on October 19, strikes Stevens Avery’s unprecedented journey from DNA exoneree and reform to sentenced killer Kathleen Zellner , which is known to reverse the wrong beliefs that lead the accusation.