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“Serial” explored Syed’s conviction for the homicide of his highschool girlfriend Hae Min Lee. Judge Melissa Phinn of the Baltimore City Circuit Court vacated his 1999 conviction on Monday.

In 2014, “Serial,” which is hosted by journalist Sarah Koenig, helped propel curiosity in podcasts and Syed’s explicit case.

“Serial” explored Syed’s conviction for the homicide of his highschool girlfriend Hae Min Lee. Judge Melissa Phinn of the Baltimore City Circuit Court vacated his 1999 conviction on Monday.

In 2014, “Serial,” which was hosted by journalist Sarah Koenig, helped set off each an curiosity in podcasts and Syed’s explicit case.

A new episode of “Serial” released Tuesday runs for about 17 minute and options Koenig explaining how Syed got here to be released.

“According to the prosecutor’s workplace, they did not got down to decide aside Adnan’s case — their very own case thoughts you,” Koenig says within the new episode. “They say it simply type of crumbled as soon as they took a tough look.”

Syed had been serving a life sentence for first-degree homicide, theft, kidnapping and false imprisonment.

Material within the state investigation ​that was not correctly turned over to Syed’s protection attorneys, and ​the existence of two suspects ​who might have been improperly cleared as a part of the investigation, have been cited as the explanations for the conviction being vacated.

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“Adnan’s case was a multitude — is a multitude. That’s just about the place we have been once we stopped reporting in 2014,” Koenig says in podcast. “Baltimore City Police have advised the prosecutor’s workplace they’re gonna put somebody again on the case. Someone will attempt to discuss to the 2 suspects Becky [Feldman, chief of the state’s attorney’s office sentencing review unit] recognized within the movement. I’ve zero predictions about what may come of that. But I do know that the possibilities of the state ever attempting to prosecute Adnan once more are distant at finest.”

Prosecutors have 30 days to determine whether or not to pursue a new trial towards Syed.

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