Jodi Stachowski spoke to a producer for CNN Headline News. “I want people to know the truth . . . what a monster he is and that he’s not innocent”
Stachowski was with Avery for two years, and can be seen speaking up for him in “Making a Murderer.” She told CNN that she was pressured to do so, and that she’s speaking out because of petitions signed by thousands for Avery’s release…
“I actually ate two boxes of rat poison to get away from him, so I could get to a hospital and ask them to get the police to help me”
Law enforcement in Manitowoc County is calling her story credible. “I really believe her story and think this is a critical piece to this puzzle,” said Manitowoc County Sheriff Robert Hermann.
Agencies working on the case have come under intense criticism from those who believe Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, were framed.
Avery was convicted of the murder of Teresa Halbach in Manitowoc county in 2005. Avery has filed numerous appeals in the case, the latest was filed Monday. To date, all of them have been rejected.