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Anonymous Wants to Help Exonerate Making a Murderer's Steven Avery

This could change everything... again

Megan Vick

The hacker group Anonymous says it has evidence that could exonerate Steven Avery, the subject of Netflix's true-crime documentary Making a Murderer.

Using the new Twitter account OPAveryDassey, the group promised to release evidence on Tuesday that shows that two Manitowoc County, Wisc., police officers, Sgt. Andrew Colborn and Lt. James Lenk, were conspiring in the case against Avery and his cousin Brendan Dassey. Anonymous gave police 48 hours to release phone records between Colborn and Lenk and an evidence list that would shed light on the officers' behavior at the time of the investigation.

This will be the Official #Anonymous Thread Releasing Documents Concerning #ManitowocCounty Corruption Emails and Collusion #MakingAMurderer


#ManitowocCounty You Have 48 Hours To Release The Phone Records Between James Lenk and Andrew Colborn Step To The Podium #MakingAMurderer


When the phone records weren't released by the police, Anonymous released Officer Lenk's personal email address to the public.

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At press time, Anonymous still had not released the phone records or emails they claim will exonerate Avery.

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Its Going Well #OpAveryDassey #ManitowocCounty #MakingAMurderer We are now going for Andrew L Colborn's Phone Records Bare With Us


Making a Murderer chronicles Avery and Dassey's convictions for the 2005 murder of photographer Teresa Halbach. Halbach was last seen taking photos of a car on Avery's property. Lenk and Colborn were also directly involved in wrongfully sending Avery to prison for 18 years in 1985 for the sexual assault and attempted murder of a female jogger.