Adnan Syed, heart of ‘Serial’ podcast, gets new trial

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BALTIMORE, Md. — A Baltimore judge has granted a new trial to a convicted murderer at the heart of the popular “Serial” podcast.

Adnan Syed was found guilty in the 2000 slaying of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, who was 18 when she vanished. The case was the focus of Season 1 of NPR’s “Serial” podcast.

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