Judge in Baltimore vacates conviction of Adnan Syed

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge on Monday approved the state’s motion to vacate the murder conviction of Adnan Syed. Syed, 41, appeared in court Monday afternoon after Baltimore City prosecutors filed a motion last week to vacate his murder conviction in the death of his high school ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee.| PDF: Read the … Read more

Prosecutors seek to vacate Adnan Syed’s conviction, new trial

Prosecutors in Baltimore filed a motion Wednesday to vacate the conviction against Adnan Syed. Syed is accused of killing Hae Min Lee in 1999 and was subject of the popular podcast, “Serial.” His first trial ended in a mistrial. A jury convicted him in a second trial.Now, prosecutors are seeking a new trial, saying the … Read more

Adnan Syed case: Prosecutors request new trial for ‘Serial’ podcast subject

CNN — Baltimore prosecutors filed a motion Wednesday asking for a new trial for Adnan Syed, whose case was the subject of the hugely popular first season of the “Serial” podcast. A statement from the state attorney’s office cited newly discovered evidence. “After a nearly year-long investigation reviewing the facts of this case, Syed deserves … Read more

Adnan Syed, subject of ‘Serial’ podcast, and prosecutors are requesting DNA testing in the case

Syed is serving a life sentence after he was convicted of first-degree murder, robbery, kidnapping and false imprisonment in February 2000 for the slaying of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee. The pair were seniors at Woodlawn High School in Baltimore County in January 1999 when she disappeared. Her strangled body was discovered in a city … Read more