During one of her three assignments for October 31, 2005, Teresa Halbach was assigned to take photographs of a mini-van that was for sale for Auto Trader magazine at Avery’s Auto Salvage yard, owned by none other than Steve Avery. Teresa Halbach had leading roles in School productions of Hello Dolly "The Music Man and Anything Goes". Moving to her personal life, her ex-boyfriend's name is Ryan Hillegas. Teresa Halbach, aged 25 at the time of her death. Tresa Halbach became a murder and potential rape victim after going missing on October 31, 2005, her phone records from her cellphone were introduced in the trial. Halbach's family filed a civil lawsuit against Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey in 2006 and dismissed it in late 2013 after all criminal appeals were exhausted. Regarding her nationality and ethnicity, she was a white American.