Serial Topic Adnan Syed’s Homicide Conviction Reinstated
An replace has been made in Adnan Syed‘s authorized journey.
Syed, the topic of the true crime podcast Serial, has had his homicide conviction for the 1999 killing of Hae Min Lee reinstated by a Maryland’s appeals court docket, per NBC Information.
The choice comes because of a procedural drawback, in line with the outlet. After Syed was launched from jail in September, Lee’s household filed a discover of attraction that very same month asking that his conviction be reinstated as they weren’t given ample discover of the Sept. 19 listening to that led to his eventual launch.
On March 28, the Maryland appeals court docket dominated in favor of the attraction filed by Lee’s household. Now, a brand new listening to can be held, which is able to both result in Syed’s unique conviction being reinstated once more or vacated once more.
Till then, his costs have been reinstated.
“We’re equally happy that the Appellate Court docket is directing the decrease court docket to conduct a clear listening to the place the proof can be offered in open court docket,” Lee’s household stated in an announcement to NBC Information, “and the court docket’s choice can be based mostly on proof for the world to see.”