Adnan Syed receives a courtroom listening to Monday on vacating his homicide conviction - NPR

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Adnan Syed enters a Baltimore courthouse earlier than a listening to on Feb. three, 2016. A courtroom listening to has been set for Monday to trust a request from prosecutors to vacate his 2000 homicide conviction. Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore sun by means of AP, File disguise caption

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Adnan Syed enters a Baltimore courthouse earlier than a hearing on Feb. 3, 2016. A court docket hearing has been set for Monday to agree with a request from prosecutors to vacate his 2000 murder conviction.

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BALTIMORE — A court hearing has been set for Monday in Baltimore to believe a request from prosecutors to vacate the 2000 murder conviction of Adnan Syed, whose case was chronicled in the hit podcast "Serial."

Baltimore Circuit decide Melissa Phinn scheduled the listening to for two p.m., The Baltimore solar pronounced.

The construction comes after Baltimore prosecutors filed a action Wednesday announcing a lengthy investigation conducted with the protection had uncovered new facts that may undermine the conviction of Syed.

Syed has served greater than 20 years in reformatory for the strangling of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, who become 18 when she changed into killed in 1999. Her body turned into discovered buried in a Baltimore park.

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Syed, forty two, has maintained his innocence for a long time and captured the attention of tens of millions in 2014 when the debut season of the "Serial" podcast focused on the case and raised doubts about some of the proof, including mobile phone tower data.

Prosecutors referred to of their action that they weren't maintaining that Syed is blameless but they lacked self assurance "within the integrity of the conviction" and recommended he be launched on his personal recognizance or bail.

"We agree with that preserving Mr. Syed detained as we continue to examine the case with every thing that we be aware of now, when we won't have self assurance in effects of the first trial, can be unjust," State's legal professional Marilyn Mosby noted.

in keeping with a action filed within the case, Maryland legislations says prosecutors frequently have 30 days after a conviction is vacated to come to a decision even if to drop the charges or to retry the case, the sun mentioned.

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