Adnan Syed May Get 2nd Trial in Killing of High School Girlfriend - NBC Bay Area

    Syed May Get 2nd Trial in Killing of High School Girlfriend

    After spending 16 years behind bars for the killing of his former girlfriend, Adnan Syed was granted another chance at freedom in 2016 by a judge in Baltimore, Maryland. Syed was convicted in 2000 of killing his high school girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, and burying her body in a shallow grave in a park in northwest Baltimore. He was 17 at the time. Syed's story was widely publicized in the 2014 "Serial" podcast. He is currently seeking a new trial for a second time. (Published Thursday, Jun 8, 2017) After spending 16 years behind bars for the killing of his former girlfriend, Adnan Syed was granted another chance at freedom in 2016 by a judge in... See More