Gary and Shannon

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#TrueCrimeTuesday - Adnan Syed of ‘Serial’

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For this week's True Crime Tuesday, Gary & Shannon get an update on the Adnan Syed case made famous by the podcast "Serial". After 23 years behind bars Adnan Syed walked out of Baltimore court Monday a free man. A judge on Monday ordered the release of Syed, the subject of 2014's wildly popular podcast “Serial,” after prosecutors requested that his 2000 murder conviction be vacated. The dramatic turn came in a Baltimore, Maryland, courtroom after new evidence was uncovered by prosecutors. Syed, who is now 41, has been serving a life sentence for the past 23 years – more than half his life – since his arrest in 1999. He was just 17 when he was convicted of first-degree murder, robbery, kidnapping and imprisonment of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, in 2000. He has maintained his innocence and denied any involvement in Lee's death.

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