Adnan Syed is asking the Appellate Court of Maryland to reconsider its decision to reinstate his conviction and life sentence in the murder of Hae Min Lee, according to court documents filed this morning.
Syed, whose case gained notoriety from the hit podcast Serial, spent more than two decades behind bars for the death of Lee. In September, his murder conviction was thrown out, and he became a free man.
In late March, the appeals court reinstated his conviction and sentence. Attorneys for Lee’s brother, Young Lee, argued that prosecutors violated Maryland Victims’ Rights saying Lee was given short notice of the hearing in September on which he ultimately appeared on Zoom from California.
The appeals court ordered a new hearing in the case, agreeing with Kelly that Young Lee's rights had been violated.... Read More: WMAR2NEWS