Good. The crime committed was despicable.
In arguing for a new trial, attorneys for the 47-year-old Avery alleged that his previous trial was marred by a number of procedural errors.
But Judge Patrick L. Willis wasn’t convinced. He ruled Monday that the court used its best discretion when dismissing the juror, who said the trial was putting strain on his marriage. Willis notes the defense also agreed to the dismissal. (Source: Green Bay Press Gazette)
So he stays in prison. Considering the gruesomeness of his crime that seems unfair, but since Wisconsin doesn’t have the death penalty.
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