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'Making a Murderer's Steven Avery Is Engaged

Marie Claire logo Marie Claire 28/09/2016 Chelsea Peng
'Making a Muderer's Steven Avery Is Engaged © AP 'Making a Muderer's Steven Avery Is Engaged

After eight months of dating, Making a Murderer subject Steven Avery and Las Vegas legal secretary Lynn Hartman are engaged, Avery's lawyer confirms to Us Weekly.

"Steven Avery's engagement to Lynn is one bright spot in an otherwise unbelievably tragic and unfair life story," Kathleen Zellner, who is handling Avery's wrongful conviction case, said in a statement. "Cheers to both of them."

According to the Daily Mail, the happy couple had only exchanged letters and phone calls until they finally met IRL just last week when she visited him at Waupun Correctional Institute in Waupun, Wisconsin.

"She's going to be my future wife," Avery said to the Mail. "We'll be laughing forever. I'm happy. She treats me decent, she loves me. She's kind of spoiling me right now. I just want to be happy and enjoy my life. I think I did enough time."

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