Since 1965, his family has operated a salvage yard on the 40-acre (16 ha) property where they lived outside town.
Avery has three siblings: Chuck, a younger brother Earl, and Barb (Barbara).
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In 2003, Avery filed a $36-million civil lawsuit against Manitowoc County, its former sheriff, and its former district attorney for wrongful conviction and imprisonment.
In November 2005, with his civil suit still pending, he was arrested for the murder of a Wisconsin photographer and in 2007 was tried, convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment without possibility of parole.
His 2007 murder trial and its associated issues are the focus of the 2015 Netflix original documentary series Making a Murderer, which also covered the arrest and 2007 conviction of Avery's teenage nephew, Brendan Dassey.
In June 2017 Wisconsin prosecutors appealed this decision.
Steven Avery (born July 9, 1962) is a man from Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, who was convicted of sexual assault and attempted murder in 1985.
After serving 18 years of a 32-year sentence, he was exonerated by DNA testing and released, only to be charged with murder two years later.
She said that Avery had been exposing himself to her as she drove past his house.
In July 1985, a woman named Penny Beerntsen was brutally attacked and sexually assaulted while jogging on a Lake Michigan beach.
Photographer Teresa Halbach disappeared on October 31, 2005; her last known appointment was a meeting with Avery, at his home on the grounds of Avery's Auto Salvage, to photograph his sister's minivan that he was offering for sale.