Convicted killer Steven Avery’s brother Earl punched holes in the prosecution’s case against his older sibling by declaring that victim’s Teresa Halbach’s car was not on their family’s property the night she was murdered, as police contended.
As chronicled in the popular Netflix series “Making a Murderer,” a search party discovered Teresa’s car partially concealed on Avery property, but Earl said it wasn’t there on Halloween night in 2005 when he was returning from a hunting trip.
“We drove right through [where] that car was supposed to be,” Earl told Access Hollywood. “It wasn’t there that night of the 31st. We were rabbit hunting.”
Earl also slammed the prosecution’s theories about how Teresa was killed and his brother supposedly tried to hide the slaughter.
“If somebody’s gonna slice somebody’s throat, you know, there’s gonna be blood – something,” Earl said. “And they say they cleaned up in the garage, but there’s all dust and everything all over everything. How do you clean up and then put the dust back?”
Speaking from his Manitowoc, Wisc., home, Earl said he hasn’t seen his brother in a decade — thanks to Steven accusing Earl and other brother Chuck of having some role in Teresa’s death — but the siblings spoke for the first time last week.
“He told me that his lawyers told him to say that,” said Earl, adding, “and he told me that he was frustrated that we wouldn’t talk to him or go up to see him.
“I guess blood is blood, and you can’t change that,” Earl shrugged. “Life is too short.”