Prosecutors ask Maryland's highest court to reverse ruling of new trial for 'Serial' subject Adnan Syed

Prosecutors are asking Maryland’s highest court to reverse a ruling that grants a new trial to “Serial” podcast subject Adnan Syed in the 1999 murder of his Woodlawn High School classmate Hae Min Lee. Attorney General Brian Frosh’s office asked the Maryland Court of Appeals on Monday to reverse a lower court’s ruling to overturn Syed’s conviction in the case. Convicted in 2000, Syed was sentenced to life in prison for killing Lee, his former girlfriend, whose body was found in Leakin Park. Syed has maintained his innocence, and his case attracted international attention in 2014 when it was featured on “Serial.” (Balt. Sun)

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