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Adnan Syed Released from Prison by Baltimore Judge

A Baltimore judge ruled Monday to overturn the murder conviction of Adnan Syed, releasing him from prison. Syed had been in prison in the 1999 murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee — a case chronicled in the hit podcast "Serial." Keep scrolling to learn more about this ruling.

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    Adnan Syed Released from Prison

    Supporters greeted Syed on Monday evening after a judge ordered him released from prison. A Baltimore circuit judge overturned Syed's conviction for the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee. The state now has 30 days to determine if it wants to drop the murder charge or try to charge Syed again.

    A Baltimore circuit judge overturned Adnan Syed's conviction for the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee

    A Baltimore circuit judge overturned Adnan Syed's conviction for the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee

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    Evidence Uncovered

    Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby laid out evidence that her investigation uncovered, leading to the judge releasing Syed.

    Adnan Syed’s Attorney Speaks Out

    Adnan Syed's attorney, Erica Suter, spoke with reporters after his murder conviction was overturned due to previously undisclosed evidence.

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