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After ‘Serial,’ thousands continue to ardently follow the case of Adnan Syed

September 19, 2022

Melissa Binkley first learned of Hae Min Lee’s killing from local news media, shortly after the 18-year-old’s body was found in Baltimore’s Leakin Park in 1999. The Lancaster County resident was struck by the tragic details — the conviction of her ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed for her murder, a grieving high school — but didn’t delve into the case herself until years later, when she first saw Sarah Koenig discussing her podcast “Serial” on television. “I thought, ‘Podcast? What’s a podcast?’ ” she remembered. “And then it just exploded.” The 2014 blockbuster of a podcast, when the medium was still novel, made Lee, Syed and Koenig herself household names.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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