Serial podcast episode 6, "The Case Against Adnan Syed," dissected. Did Adnan Syed kill Hae Min Lee? (AUDIO)

How Strong Is the Case Against Adnan Syed? We Discuss the Latest Episode of Serial.

How Strong Is the Case Against Adnan Syed? We Discuss the Latest Episode of Serial.

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Oct. 30 2014 10:47 PM

How Strong Is the Case Against Adnan Syed? We Discuss the Latest Episode of Serial.

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Adnan Syed in 1998.

Photo courtesy of This American Life

Serial, a new podcast from This American Life, is investigating the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee, a Baltimore area high school student. Here at Slate we are following the story closely, discussing each new episode as it appears. This week, Katy Waldman and David Haglund are joined by Mike Pesca, who interviewed the host and executive producer of Serial, Sarah Koenig, on his own podcast, The Gist.

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This edition of the Serial Spoiler Special is meant to be heard after you’ve listened to Episode 6, “The Case Against Adnan Syed.” Once you’ve heard what we think of the latest developments in the the show’s investigation, let us know your own thoughts and questions in the comments. You can subscribe to this podcast on iTunes and find previous episodes in our archive. You’ll also find them—along with additional writing and commentary about the show—at www.slate.com/serial.

David Haglund is the literary editor of NewYorker.com. 

Katy Waldman is Slate’s words correspondent. 

Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.