'Making a Murderer' Filmmakers Reveal Jury Members 'Feared For Their Personal Safety' (Video)
Making a Murderer filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos just revealed some shocking information about one of the jurors.
“We were contacted by one of the jurors who sat through Steven Avery‘s trial and shared what us their thoughts and they told us that they believe Steven Avery was not proven guilty, they believe that Steven was framed by law enforcement,” Laura said on the Today show on Tuesday (January 5). “They believe he deserves a new trial, and if he receives a new trial, in their opinion it should take place far away from Wisconsin.”
“What they told us was that they feared for their personal safety,” they continued. “[The juror] told us that the verdicts in Steven‘s trial were a compromise…[they] explicitly discussing ‘if you vote guilty on this count, I’ll vote not guilty on this count’ ”
“They believed that if there were a split verdict like this, that would send a message to the appellate courts and that Steven would get a new trail,” Moira explained.