- Also Known As:
- Adnan Masud Syed
- Date of Birth:
- May 21, 1980
Adnan Syed was convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, in Baltimore, Maryland in 1999. Her death was the subject of the super popular podcast, Serial, in 2014. He is currently serving a life sentence plus 30 years, in a western Maryland state prison, but on June 30, 2016, he was granted a new trial.
Best Known For:
Adnan Syed is best known for allegedly murdering his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, in 1999, and he was later the subject of the first season of the podcast, Serial, in 2014.
Adnan Syed dated Hae Min Lee before he allegedly murdered her in 1999. They reportedly became friends at some point during the spring of 1998, and began a romantic relationship soon thereafter, according to TheNational. Adnan’s been serving a life sentence plus 30 years since being convicted of first-degree murder on Feb. 25, 2000. For the last 15 years, he has maintained his innocence. He was a student at Woodlawn High School in Baltimore County.