‘Making a Murderer’ Confession Was Coerced, Federal Judges Affirm

CHICAGO — The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” was improperly obtained and he should be released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday.

IMAGE: Brendan Dassey in 2007

Brendan Dassey is escorted into court for sentencing in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, in August 2007.