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Judge Orders Release of Serial’s Adnan Syed, Vacates Murder Conviction – E! Online

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Adnan Syed has been launched from jail.

A Baltimore decide vacated 41-year-old’s conviction for the 1999 homicide of his former girlfriend Hae Min Lee—which crime was famously chronicled within the hit true crime podcast Serial

On Sept. 19, City Circuit Court Judge Melissa Phinn dominated that prosecutors made a compelling argument that Syed’s conviction was flawed, in response to NBC News. The decide declared that the state violated its authorized obligation to share proof that might have supported Syed’s protection.

Tossing out the homicide, kidnapping, theft and false imprisonment convictions, Judge Phinn order that Syed—who spent over twenty years behind bars—be launched on his personal recognizance and positioned in dwelling detention.

The decide additionally gave prosecutors 30 days to proceed with a brand new trial or drop the case completely.

After the ruling, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh issued a press release saying that the accusation of proof being withheld from the protection was “incorrect.” 

“Among the other serious problems with the motion to vacate, the allegations related to Brady violations are incorrect,” the assertion learn. “Neither State’s Attorney [Marilyn] Mosby nor anyone from her office bothered to consult with either the Assistant State’s Attorney who prosecuted the case or with anyone in my office regarding these alleged violations. The file in this case was made available on several occasions to the defense.”

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