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'Making a Murderer' subject Brendan Dassey's brother is trying to find a WWE star to visit him in prison

This post may contain "Making a Murderer" spoilers.

Brendan Dassey, one of the subjects of the hit Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer, was a massive wrestling fan prior to his incarceration in 2006. Since the release of the series, many viewers have become convinced of the innocence of Dassey, whose "confession" to murder was coerced by police several times over.

One of the quotes that struck a nerve with people as to Dassey's inability to understand his dire situation was a phone call with his mother from prison. Instead of focusing on his defense, or his coerced confession, or his subpar lawyers, he lamented, "I'm going to miss Wrestlemania on April 10th."

According to Ryan Satin of Pro Wrestling Sheet, Dassey's half-brother, Brad, is launching a personal crusade to try and find at least one former WWE Superstar who would be willing to visit Brendan in prison.

Brad says he's unsure which wrestlers were Brendan's favorite, so he wrote to his brother in jail last night asking and plans to reach out to all of them. It's worth noting that the prison does have restrictions on who can visit though, so anyone willing to help could always be denied.

As for whether Brendan has been able to watch wrestling whatsoever in jail since he was put away in 2006, Brad tells us he's almost certain it's a no -- but one fan of the show is sending him a WrestleMania box set that he instructed Dassey to hold onto until his brother is released.

Certainly a cause with noble intentions. Time will tell whether Brad Dassey succeeds in his mission.

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