Baltimore Sun: Conviction vacated, new trial granted for Adnan Syed of “Serial”.
“Baltimore judge has vacated the murder conviction of Adnan Syed, the subject of the popular “Serial” podcast that explored his case, and granted his request for a new trial.
The order from retired Judge Martin Welch was handed down Thursday afternoon. Syed has been serving a life sentence since being convicted in 2000 of killing ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a Woodlawn High School classmate, and burying her body in Leakin Park.”
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