A book about one of the most infamous Wisconsin murders hit the shelves on Thursday. The Innocent Killer
Avery spent 18 years in prison for the rape of Penny Beerntsen before DNA evidence linked another man to the crime. Avery was freed in 2003.
Halbach disappeared on Halloween 2005. Avery and his teenage nephew Brendan Dassey were convicted of killing Halbach and burning her remains on the family's salvage lot.
Both were sentenced to life in prison. Dassey will be eligible for parole in 2048.
The book was published by the American Bar Association.
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