Steven Avery, the subject of Netflix's documentary series "Making A Murderer," is getting married to his fiancée, Lynn Hartman.
Avery and Hartman's relationship began with letters and phone calls. The couple finally met in person for the first time in eight months earlier this September, when Hartman visited the 54-year-old Avery at Waupun Correctional Institute in Wisconsin.
Hartman is a former legal assistant and bankruptcy paralegal from Las Vegas. The bride-to-be announced the good news in a post that has since been deleted from the Steven Avery Project Facebook page.
"I am very happy to announce that Steven Avery asked me to marry him today, and I accepted. It has been a difficult road getting to this point in our lives but we are very happy," she wrote. "Despite all obstacles, and Steven's wrongful conviction and incarceration, we plan to be married shortly after he is released."
But not everyone seems to be happy about the said news. Many people started questioning Hartman's motives. With Avery's possible multi-million dollar settlement that he may earn once proven that he was framed, many speculate that Hartman is only after his money and fame.
Sandra Greenman, Avery's ex-fiancée, is among those who are not very welcoming of the couple's plan to marry. In an interview with the Daily Mail, Greenman expressed her belief that something is not right.
"She's very pretty, there's no way she'd want Steven Avery usually,"Greenman said in the interview. "All the family are afraid of her, something isn't right, I know she wants fame, and she's looking for money."
Meanwhile, Avery is looking forward for the said wedding and only thinks positively about the whole situation, saying: "'She's going to be my future wife, we'll be laughing forever."
To recall, Avery was sentenced a lifetime imprisonment following accusations over the murder of Teresa Halbach in 2005. His nephew, Brendan Dassey was also convicted but is set to be released in the next 60 days, following his conviction being overturned last month. Recently, famed lawyer Kathleen Zellner led Avery's case, which many believed increases his chance of being released.