Why Dr. Phil Says Linguistics Tell Him A Guest Believes She Doesn’t Matter

Brooke claims she speaks to God, and God speaks to other people through her. She says she fights with her husband, Jack, over her beliefs – because she doesn’t feel like he respects her enough to listen to her.

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On Tuesday’s episode, Dr. Phil tells Brook, who claims she was abused as a child, that it’s a common theme for the survivors of childhood abuse to say they weren’t listened to, valued, or heard.

“I broke down the linguistics of what you say, and it tells me that you’re very frustrated, because you think that you just don’t matter,” says Dr. Phil. “And the things you’re hearing in your head – I believe – are not God talking to you.”

When Brook is offered a full assessment through the Lawlis Peavey PNP (PsychoNeuroPlasticity) Center, does she accept?

This episode of Dr. Phil airs Tuesday. Find out where you can watch here.

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Why A Man Says His Wife’s Spiritual Beliefs Are Causing Problems In Their Marriage

Why A Man Says His Wife’s Spiritual Beliefs Are Causing Problems In Their Marriage

“My wife says that spirits – God, Jesus, speak to her and through her,” claims Jack, who says his wife, Brooke’s, spiritual beliefs are causing problems in their marriage. “Brooke has said that she thinks she is God.”

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Jack claims Brooke gets violent and angry when she thinks he’s not listening to her. “I’ve questioned her, and she takes it as an insult or a slight, and she goes [expletive] bonkers.”

“I have learned how to tap into God and how to tap into Jesus,” claims Brooke. She admits she does get angry with Jack, saying he doesn’t listen to her, or the messages she claims God has given her.

Jack says he’s not sure whether Brooke has had a spiritual awakening or if she’s having a mental breakdown.

What does Brooke claim she’s prepared to do if Jack won’t listen to her?

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Woman Who Claims God Speaks Through Her Says She Has Allowed Him To Enter Her Body

‘You Did It Because You Made That Choice,’ Says Dr. Phil To Woman Who Blames Suicide Attempt On Her Husband

Brooke says she feels like everyone has abandoned her since she found God and Jesus. She says she attempted suicide following the death of her grandmother in 2016 because she claims her husband, Jack, called her a liar for saying that God, Jesus, and other spirits talk to her.

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“You didn’t do it because of something he did – you did it because you made that choice,” says Dr. Phil on Tuesday’s episode.

“I did it because I’m not a liar and I’ve never lied to him; and for him to say that ‘you’re not gonna do it’ – and I walked right in and I did it – because I had nothing left,” replies Brooke.

How does Brooke respond when Dr. Phil asks whether she has the insight to recognize that attempting suicide was her choice?

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Why Dr. Phil Says Linguistics Tell Him A Guest Believes She Doesn’t Matter

Why A Woman Who Claims God Talks Through Her Compares Herself To The Biblical Noah

“Noah saved the animals and that is what I’m trying to do,” says Brooke, who claims that God and Jesus speak to – and through her.

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The couple’s home is located near a larger house they have nicknamed “the castle.” Jack says Brooke is fixated on the castle because she wants to turn it into a bird sanctuary.

“It is just a perfect place to have my birds forever,” says Brooke.

Jack claims Brooke once tried to break-in to the property. “We ended up there, and she’s punching numbers on the gate keypad and it’s not opening for her,” he says. “Eventually she’s trying to climb over the fence.” And that’s when Jack says he called the police. “My wife’s trying to break and enter – and I wasn’t going to have any part of it.”

What does Brooke say happened to her after the police were called? Tune in to Tuesday’s Dr. Phil. Find your local listings here.

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Woman Who Claims God Speaks Through Her Says She Has Allowed Him To Enter Her Body

Brooke says she wants to save her marriage to Jack, who she asserts she loves “dearly.” She also says she wants help – to make sure she’s not “crazy.”

Brooke claims she has “learned how to tap into God and how to tap into Jesus,” and that they speak to her – and through her. She says she has allowed God to enter her body on several occasions.

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“At first I thought it was basically – just my own voices – my own mind,” says Brooke. “I’ve learned to know if it’s God, if it’s Jesus, if it’s the Holy Spirit, if it’s my grandmother – people who have passed recently – I know when they’re there.”

Brooke’s beliefs are causing issues in her marriage. She says that’s because her husband, Jack, doesn’t respect her enough to listen to what she has to say. “When you’re trying to talk to a loved one and you can’t even get a message across – and them just believe you? It hurts,” says Brooke.

Jack says the “spirit of religiosity” Brooke has developed over the last few years has him “very concerned.” He claims Brooke gets violent and angry whenever he questions her beliefs.

Jack has made multiple audio and video recordings of Brooke raging at him. Recordings Brooke admits she encouraged him to make – and send – to Dr. Phil.

What do the videos reveal? Tune in to Tuesday’s Dr. Phil. Find out where you can watch here.

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Why One Man Says He Faked Being ‘Bowled Over By The Spirit’ During Religious Argument With Wife

Why Dr. Phil Tells A Guest ‘You’re Attributing A Lot Of Things That Are Going On In Your Head To God, Jesus – The Holy Spirit’

Brooke claims she had a spiritual awakening three years ago, and since that time she hears God, Jesus and other spirits speaking to her. She also claims that God has taken over her body, and speaks to others through her.

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— Brooke’s husband, Jack, says he and Brooke fight over her claims constantly, and that Brooke not only berates and belittles him – she rages against him whenever he questions her beliefs.

“You’re attributing a lot of things that are going on in your head to God, Jesus – the Holy Spirit. And I certainly hope that that’s there – but I certainly don’t think it’s alone,” Dr. Phil tells Brooke on Tuesday’s episode.

“People have only seen a little bit of what I’ve went through,” says Brooke who acknowledges she’s had some trauma in her past. How does she respond when she’s asked about the four previous divorces she went through before marrying Jack?

This episode of Dr. Phil airs Tuesday. Find out where you can watch here.

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‘You Did It Because You Made That Choice,’ Says Dr. Phil To Woman Who Blames Suicide Attempt On Her Husband

Dr. Phil On Anger: ‘It Is Nothing More Than An Outward Manifestation Of Hurt, Fear, Or Frustration’

Brooke claims that God, Jesus, and other spirits speak to her. She says this is causing problems in her marriage to Jack. She says she gets angry with her husband because he refuses to listen to her talk about her beliefs respectfully. She also claims Jack’s drinking is causing them to fight more. “When I start talking and Jack’s been drinking, it’s like a war,” says Brooke.

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“Brooke says that me drinking is a big part of our problem,” says Jack. “I say my drinking is how I deal with the problem.”

Jack admits he gets angry with Brooke who he claims rages at him whenever he questions her beliefs. “When Brooke starts her demeaning remarks and belittling me, it pushes me to grab another beer – It’s my escape.” Jack says he sometimes drinks up to 18 beers in a single day.

“When you see anger, It is nothing more than an outward manifestation of hurt, fear, or frustration,” says Dr. Phil on Tuesday’ episode.

Can Brooke and Jack’s marriage be salvaged? Tune in to Tuesday’s Dr. Phil. Check here to find out where you can watch.

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Why Dr. Phil Tells A Guest ‘You’re Attributing A Lot Of Things That Are Going On In Your Head To God, Jesus – The Holy Spirit’

Why One Man Says He Faked Being ‘Bowled Over By The Spirit’ During Religious Argument With Wife

Brooke says her husband, Jack, doesn’t believe her when she says God and Jesus speak to her – and through her – and that he doesn’t respect her enough to listen to what she has to say all the way through, “without constantly interrupting.”

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Jack says it’s hard to talk to Brooke about her beliefs without getting into an argument. He admits he once “threw myself on the ground and laid there – pretending like I was bowled over by the Spirit.” Then he says, “In reality – I was putting on a show.”

Brooke says she believes “God knocked Jack out on his ass.”

“I walked away, I said ‘God you’re in control – make it happen.’ And he did. So, it’s very shocking that Jack doesn’t believe it himself because he witnessed it,” she says.

What happens when Brooke finds out Jack lied to her? And why does she say Dr. Phil is the one person who can help her convince Jack that she really is talking to Jesus?

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Why A Woman Who Claims God Talks Through Her Compares Herself To The Biblical Noah

Why Defense Attorney Featured in ‘Making a Murderer’ Says He Believes Police Planted Evidence Against Steven Avery

Jerry Buting, former defense attorney for Steven Avery, whose story is told in the hit Netflix series Making A Murderer, says he believes police planted evidence against his client to obtain a conviction. He says he believes a car, car keys, electronics, and bones were tampered with by police.

“He’s suing them for $36 million for his wrongful conviction. And it’s not just the money. He’s embarrassing them. So they had a lot against Steven Avery. A lot of motive,” Buting tells Dr. Phil on Monday’s episode.

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In 2005, Avery was arrested as s suspect in the murder of 25-year-old Wisconsin photographer Teresa Halbach. At the time, Avery was suing Manitowoc County, WI for wrongful imprisonment after serving 18 years in prison for a rape he was eventually exonerated of because of DNA evidence. Many believe law enforcement framed him in retaliation for his lawsuit.

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In the video above, Buting, author of the new book, Illusion of Justice: Inside “Making A Murderer” and America’s Broken System, explains how Halbach’s car key became a key piece of evidence in the case and why he believes it was planted in Avery’s bedroom.

“The first search, they were in there for two-and-a-half hours in that little trailer. This is a small place. They seized other items from his bedroom and yet, they don’t find this key,” says Buting, adding that the key wasn’t found until the sixth or seventh search of Avery’s bedroom. Buting also says that the key appears to be a spare key, as it doesn’t have the markings of a key that is used daily. “It had none of her DNA on it in all of those crevices where she was supposedly handling it for two years that she had the car. Only his DNA is found on it, and it’s a very small amount,” he says. “On the one hand, they want to make Steven Avery into this criminal mastermind who’s able to clean up this huge mess in his house, finding no DNA or blood anywhere. And yet, he’s stupid enough to put the key in his bedroom?”

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Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey were convicted of Halbach’s murder. Avery is currently serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. In August 2016, a federal magistrate overturned Dassey’s murder conviction finding that the teen’s confession was unconstitutionally coerced by investigator Tom Fassbender and his partner. Yet, he is still in prison today as that ruling is being appealed.

On Monday’s episode, Buting faces off with Ken Kratz, the prosecutor who put Avery behind bars and co-lead investigator Tom Fassbender who was accused of coercing a confession out of Dasssey. Check here to see where you can watch.

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Why Attorney Featured In ‘Making A Murderer’ Blames Prosecutor For Steven Avery Not Getting A Fair Trial

How Steven Avery’s Ex-Fiancée Claims He Scared Her From Behind Bars

When Lynn Hartman appeared on Dr. Phil, she gushed over her relationship with convicted murderer Steven Avery.

“Within the first month, he was telling me that he knew he wanted me to be his wife,” Hartman said. “I was excited. He had singled me out. It made me feel special. He told me I was beautiful.”

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Hartman reached out to Avery after watching Making a Murderer, a Netflix documentary series that tells the story of Avery’s conviction for murdering a 25-year-old woman in 2005. Avery proclaims his innocence to this day, and his legal team suggested that the Manitowoc County, Wisconsin police department may have planted evidence and framed Avery for murder because he brought a $36 million lawsuit against them for false imprisonment in a rape case years earlier. Hartman says she wrote a letter to Avery and he responded quickly. Shortly thereafter, Hartman went to visit Avery behind bars.

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“He looks like the sweetest little teddy bear I’ve ever seen in my life,” she told Dr. Phil in the exclusive interview.

That was in October 2016.

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Now, Hartman claims she’s scared of the man to whom she was engaged. Watch the video above to hear her story and what she claims Avery did from behind bars that made her end all contact with him. And, why does she say she no longer believe Avery is innocent?

This episode of Dr. Phil airs Monday. Check here to see where you can watch.

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6 Reasons Former Prosecutor Says He Believes ‘Making A Murderer’ Subject Steven Avery Is Guilty

Ken Kratz, the prosecutor who tried Steven Avery for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach, as told in the Netflix documentary series Making A Murderer, says the documentary series left out details about the case that he believes prove Avery is guilty of murder.

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“You believe, as you sit here today, that he is guilty?” Dr. Phil asks Kratz, former district attorney of Calumet County, Wisconsin.

“Absolutely,” he says.

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Avery is currently serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole for the murder of Wisconsin photographer Teresa Halbach, but proclaims his innocence. The father of five was embroiled in a $36 million civil lawsuit against Manitowoc County, WI for wrongful conviction in an unrelated rape case for which he served 18 years in prison when he was arrested for Halbach’s murder. Many believe law enforcement planted evidence to frame Avery for murder in retaliation for suing – claims Kratz denies.

In the video above from Monday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Kratz tells Dr. Phil the reasons he believes Avery is guilty of murder, including luring Halbach on to his property, blood found in six different places inside her SUV, and Avery’s reported history with women.

WATCH: Why Defense Attorney Featured in ‘Making a Murderer’ Says He Believes Police Planted Evidence Against Steven Avery

On Monday, hear why he says the documentary series made him out to be the “villain.” And, he and Tom Fassbender, the co-lead investigator in the case, come face-to-face with Avery’s former attorney Jerry Buting for the first time in 10 years. Check here to see where you can watch.


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Former Prosecutor Featured In ‘Making A Murderer’: ‘I’m Here To Set The Record Straight’

“The documentary Making a Murderer left out several facts. I’m here to set the record straight,” says Ken Kratz, former district attorney of Calumet County, Wisconsin, who was featured in the series.

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Making a Murderer, Netflix’s popular docuseries, focuses on Steven Avery, a man exonerated by DNA in a rape case and set free after 18 years in prison, only to be arrested and charged with a grisly murder two years later. In 2007, Avery was convicted and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing Teresa Halbach, a photographer who had done work for Avery’s family business. When Avery was arrested, he was embroiled in a $36 million civil lawsuit against the county for wrongful conviction in the rape case – and many believe law enforcement framed him for Halbach’s murder in retaliation for his lawsuit.

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However, Kratz, the prosecutor in Avery’s 2007 trial, says he believes there’s ample evidence to prove that Avery killed Halbach.

“Blood was found in six different places in Teresa’s car, deposited in several different ways, including by gravity– but also by contact transfers,” Kratz explains on Monday’s episode of Dr. Phil.

Kratz also references Halbach’s car key, which he claims was found in Avery’s bedroom. “The documentary made it seem like the key was planted. They suggested it wasn’t found until the sixth or seventh search. In reality, this key was found on the first thorough search of the bedroom,” he says.

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In Making A Murderer, Avery’s attorney claims the blood and car key were planted.

“Certain editing tactics like cherry-picking or omissions — it seemed as if the documentary fabricated the truth,” Kratz says.

Watch the video above to hear more from Kratz, who recently wrote Avery: The Case Against Steven Avery and What “Making A Murderer” Gets Wrong. And on Monday, hear why he says the documentary series made him out to be the “villain.” Plus, he comes face-to-face with Avery’s former attorney Jerry Buting for the first time in 10 years. Check here to see where you can watch.

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How Prosecutor From ‘Making A Murderer’ Explains Lack Of Blood Evidence In Steven Avery’s House

How Prosecutor In High-Profile Murder Case Explains His Own Scandal With Crime Victim

Ken Kratz became a well-known prosecutor after he appeared in the Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer. The former district attorney of Calumet County, Wisconsin tried Steven Avery for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach, receiving a conviction and putting Avery behind bars for life without the possibility of parole. However, some question the tactics Kratz and his team used, accusing them of planting evidence to set up Avery because he was in the process of suing them for $36 million after a previous wrongful conviction. Watch more here.

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Kratz found himself in the middle of a legal scandal a few years later, when he was accused of inappropriately texting a crime victim – leaving some questioning if he had misbehaved then, did he use questionable judgment in Steven Avery’s case?

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In the video above from Monday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Kratz explains how a dependence on prescription pills and sexual compulsivity led him to a run-in with the law. And he defends his actions in the Avery case.

“There is nothing, no evidence, no suggestion that any of these behaviors were present during or before the Avery trial,” Kratz says.

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On Monday’s episode, Kratz comes face-to-face with Avery’s former defense attorney, Jerry Buting, for the first time in 10 years. And, hear details about Avery’s case that Kratz claims were left out of the documentary series. Check here to see where you can watch.

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Why Attorney Featured In ‘Making A Murderer’ Blames Prosecutor For Steven Avery Not Getting A Fair Trial

How Prosecutor From ‘Making A Murderer’ Explains Lack Of Blood Evidence In Steven Avery’s House

In 2007, Steven Avery was convicted of murder for the death of 25-year-old Wisconsin photographer Teresa Halbach. After watching his story in the hit Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer, many believed Avery was framed for the murder because, at the time of his arrest, he was embroiled in a $36 million lawsuit against Manitowoc County. Avery’s nephew Brendan Dassey was also found guilty after what many believed to be a coerced confession.

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It is speculated that Halbach went to Avery’s property on October 31, 2005 to take pictures of some of Avery’s cars and that Avery shot her, slit her throat and stabbed her in his bedroom, and then removed the body and the bed linens and burned them. 

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In the video above, Ken Kratz, former prosecutor who tried Avery, and co-lead investigator Tom Fassbender come face to face with Avery’s former defense attorney Jerry Buting, for the first time and argue about the evidence in the case, including why, if this was such a gruesome murder, was there no blood evidence in Avery’s bedroom. How do Kratz and Fassbender explain it?

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This episode of Dr. Phil airs Monday. Check here to see where you can watch.

Why Attorney Featured In ‘Making A Murderer’ Blames Prosecutor For Steven Avery Not Getting A Fair Trial

Dr. Phil To Guest: ‘Did You Bully A Confession Out Of This Boy?’

Tom Fassbender was the co-lead investigator on the 2005 murder case of Teresa Halbach, a Wisconsin photographer, whose death became the focus of the Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer. The docuseries, which follows the investigation into Halbach’s death, focuses on suspect Steven Avery, who had previous troubles with the law, and his 16-year-old nephew, Brendan Dassey, who was reportedly with his uncle the night Halbach disappeared after going to Avery’s property to take pictures.

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After the documentary series aired, which included interrogation footage of Fassbender and his counterpart interviewing Dassey, many believed Fassbender coerced Dassey into confessing to the crime. On Monday’s episode of Dr. Phil, he asks Fassbender, “Did you bully a confession out of this boy?”

“No, I did not,” Fassbender replies.

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Dr. Phil explains that false confession is a phenomenon where a person is treated in a way that they are broken down psychologically and will tell you what you want to hear. Fassbender denies using that tactic with Dassey.

In the video above, watch some of Fassbender’s interrogation with Dassey and hear his explanation for his demeanor and line of questioning. And, hear why Fassbender and former prosecutor Ken Kratz say Dassey didn’t have an attorney or parent present during his interviews.

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Avery and Dassey were convicted of Halbach’s murder, although both maintain their innocence. Avery is currently serving life in prison without the possibility of parole at the Waupun Correctional Institution in Wisconsin. In August 2016, a federal magistrate overturned the murder conviction of Dassey because he found that the teen’s confession was unconstitutionally coerced by Fassbender and his partner. Yet, he is still in prison today as that ruling is being appealed.

On Monday’s episode, Fassbender and Kratz reveal more details about the case that they say were omitted from the documentary. And, hear from Avery’s former attorney Jerry Buting and why he says he believes evidence was planted and that Avery is innocent. Check here to see where you can watch.

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Why Attorney Featured In ‘Making A Murderer’ Blames Prosecutor For Steven Avery Not Getting A Fair Trial

Investigator Featured In ‘Making A Murderer’ Adamant There Was No Planted Evidence Or Coercion

After the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach, Tom Fassbender, co-lead investigator on the case, conducted multiple interviews with 16-year-old Brendan Dassey to see what information he may have known about the Wisconsin photographer’s death. Dassey, nephew of Steven Avery, who quickly became a suspect in the murder and whose story was told in the Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer, told authorities he was with his uncle the night Halbach disappeared.

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After the docuseries aired, many felt that Dassey, who revealed supposed details of the murder to Fassbender during an interrogation, was treated unfairly and coerced into confessing to the crime.

WATCH: Former Prosecutor Featured In ‘Making A Murderer’: ‘I’m Here To Set The Record Straight’

On Monday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Fassbender says in no way did he coerce Dassey, and that the teen voluntarily offered up details about the murder.

“When Brendan disclosed his involvement in Teresa’s murder on March 1, both investigator Weger and I were taken aback,” Fassbender says in the video above. “The first time we interviewed Brendan Dassey on November 6, he was asked about a fire and said there was no fire that week. Then, on November 10, he did admit that there was a fire and that he helped Steven tend to the fire. Then, going on to February 27, he admitted to seeing parts of Teresa in that fire.”

Fassbender says with Dassey’s information, they were able to complete a search warrant of Avery’s property.

“During a search of that garage, we found two bullet fragments. One of those fragments we found to forensically match the 22 caliber rifle that Steven used and was found above his headboard in his bedroom,” Fassbender says. “That same bullet fragment was found to have Teresa’s DNA on it. There’s no planted evidence nor coercion in this case.”

WATCH: Why Defense Attorney Featured in ‘Making a Murderer’ Says He Believes Police Planted Evidence Against Steven Avery

Avery and Dassey were convicted of Halbach’s murder, although both maintain their innocence. Avery is currently serving life in prison without the possibility of parole at the Waupun Correctional Institution in Wisconsin. In August 2016, a federal magistrate overturned Dassey’s murder conviction finding that the teen’s confession was unconstitutionally coerced by Fassbender and his partner. Yet, he is still in prison today as that ruling is being appealed.

On Monday’s episode, Fassbender and Ken Kratz, former district attorney of Calumet County, Wisconsin who tried Avery and Dassey, reveal more details about the case that they say were omitted from the documentary series. And, hear from Avery’s former attorney Jerry Buting and why he says he believes evidence was planted and Avery is innocent. Check here to see where you can watch.

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Dr. Phil To Guest: ‘Did You Bully A Confession Out Of This Boy?’

Why Attorney Featured In ‘Making A Murderer’ Blames Prosecutor For Steven Avery Not Getting A Fair Trial

Jerry Buting, who defended Steven Avery in the murder trial of Teresa Halbach, the story told in the hit Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer, claims the state prosecutor at the time, Ken Kratz, prevented his client from getting a fair trial.

“He never had a right to have a fair trial after Ken Kratz goes on live television and pollutes the entire jury pool from the state of Wisconsin, telling this fabricated story about this bloody rape, torture, and murder and mutilation of her body, when there was no physical evidence that supported it, ever,” Buting tells Dr. Phil on Monday’s episode.

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“Tell Dr. Phil why you wanted to keep the case in Manitowoc. You had the choice to move it,” Kratz says to Buting.

“Because the entire state was polluted,” Buting retorts.

“Do you think he ran red lights to get this conviction?” Dr. Phil asks Buting, referring to Kratz.

“Absolutely,” Buting replies.

WATCH: 6 Reasons Former Prosecutor Says He Believes ‘Making A Murderer’ Subject Steven Avery Is Guilty

In 2007, Avery was convicted and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing Halbach, a photographer who had done work for Avery’s family business. When Avery was arrested in 2005, he was embroiled in a $36 million civil lawsuit against the county for wrongful conviction in an unrelated rape case, and many believe law enforcement planted evidence to frame him for murder in retaliation for suing.

WATCH: Dr. Phil To Guest: ‘Did You Bully A Confession Out Of This Boy?’

This episode of Dr. Phil airs Monday. Watch more here.

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Why Author Dr. Michelle Stevens Tells Reported Survivor Of Sex Trafficking ‘You Have To Make A Decision Not To Give In To The Despair’

“When I hear stories about other sex trafficking survivors, I know how hard it’s going to be to adjust to normal life: It’s not your fault. You have to believe that it’s possible to overcome it.” Those are the words of Dr. Michelle Stevens, psychologist, sex trafficking survivor, and author of the new book Scared Selfless: My Journey From Abuse and Madness to Surviving and Thriving.

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On Tuesday’s Dr. Phil, Michelle shares her story of abuse; at 8 years old she claims, the man her mother was dating raped, tortured and forced her into a sex trafficking scheme that lasted nearly six years.

“I was prostituted to men, I was forced to do every imaginable sexual act, and tortured in all types of ways,” claims Michelle. “The abuse was so horrible that I really lost all hope and began to think that the only way out was suicide.”

When Michelle sits down with Dr. Phil to speak with Kendall, who also claims to have survived sex trafficking, she tells her, “You have to make a decision not to give in to the despair.”

Dr. Michelle Stevens’ book Scared Selfless: My Journey from Abuse and Madness to Surviving and Thriving, is available March 21.

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Woman Claims Parents Sold Her To An International Sex Trafficking Organization – At Birth

Woman Claims Parents Sold Her To An International Sex Trafficking Organization – At Birth

Kendall claims the world of sex trafficking is the only life she’s ever known. The young woman claims her parents gave her – at birth – to a person she refers to as “the man who owns me.”

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Claiming she was forced to have sex from an early age, Kendall says, “One of my first memories was thinking that it was normal for men to be fondling babies.”

She claims as part of an international sex trafficking ring, she traveled the world and was both sexually and physically abused by “extremely rich and prominent members of society,” her entire life – until she escaped.

“Since I left, everything has been so hard, and the only one who can help me is the man who owns me.”

Why does Kendall say she feels like no one will believe her story? Tune in to Tuesday’s Dr. Phil. Find out where you can watch here.

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Reported Human trafficking survivor, Kendall, says she was scared to meet Dr. Phil.

The young woman who claims she was forced to have sex with rich, prominent people since she was a small child explains her apprehension. “You’re a rich white guy, and that scared me. I thought that you maybe know him,” she says, referring to the man who runs the international sex trafficking organization she claims she was a part of for most of her life. “Also – you don’t seem to like it when people lie, and I feel like all of these things are lies.”

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Clarifying her comments, Kendall claims the man she says “owns” her made her learn the difference between “the truth – and the lie.” She says, according to her captor, the “truth” was “He loves me. He was the only one who would be a father to me. He’s always done what’s best for me and taken care of me.”

When Dr. Phil points out the abuse Kendall has described suffering during her ordeal is reality, she responds, “The reality is what’s happened. The truth is – none of that was bad.”

Why does Kendall say she’d tell other people in her position not to leave the world of human trafficking? Is there hope for her to overcome the trauma she reports enduring as a life-long sex slave?

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