Avery's attorney: Judge issues order for testing to proceed

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Published: Nov. 23, 2016 at 6:15 PM CST
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MANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. (WMTV) -- Steven Avery's attorney says a judge has signed an order for scientific testing related to her client's case.

Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, are currently serving life sentences. They were both convicted in the death of Teresa Halbach.

Kathleen Zellner made the announcement on her Twitter account Wednesday. The request for additional DNA testing was filed in August. The request includes re-testing saliva and blood found in Halbach's vehicle.

The case was showcased in the 10-part Netflix series, "Making a Murderer."

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