“Avery: The Case Against Steven Avery and What ‘Making a Murderer’ Gets Wrong” by Ken Kratz
The Detroit Cast spoke with former Calumet County Prosecutor Ken Kratz about his book “Avery: The Case Against Steven Avery and What ‘Making a Murderer’ Gets Wrong” and his involvement in the case that was the subject of the Netflix blockbuster series. “Making a Murderer” left many with the opinion that Avery was framed by corrupt police force and district attorneys for the murder of photographer Teresa Halbach. The lead prosecutor on the Avery case, Ken Kratz, seeks to put doubts about Avery’s guilt to rest. Kratz lets the evidence tell the story, sharing details and insights unknown to the public. He reveals the facts “Making a Murderer” left out and candidly addresses the aftermath – openly discussing the related Brendan Dassey case and, for the first time, his own struggle with addiction that led him to lose everything.