- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 24, 2017

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Attorneys for a Wisconsin man convicted of homicide in a case featured on the Netflix series “Making A Murderer” are asking a circuit court to reconsider a prior ruling rejecting a request for a new trial.

The motion for reconsideration filed on behalf of Steven Avery in Manitowoc County Monday says the latest request is based on new evidence and legal errors.

A judge earlier this month rejected Avery’s request for a new trial, saying his attorneys failed to establish any grounds to warrant a new trial. Avery was sentenced to life in prison for the 2005 slaying of Teresa Halbach, a 25-year-old photographer. Avery maintains police framed him.

Some evidence cited in the latest motion includes claims that witnesses gave false testimony at the original trial.

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