Helene Pruszynski was found raped and stabbed to death nearly 40 years ago, but no arrests were made until Jessi, a dedicated fan of Paul Holes' and Billy Jensen's "Murder Squad" podcast, uploaded her DNA profile to GEDMatch.
“Before the trial Mr. Syed asked his lawyer, ‘Did you reach out to Ms. McClain?' She lied. She said, ‘Nothing came of it,” new counsel Catherine Stetson said of Cristina Gutierrez's failure to contact a potential alibi witness.
Attorneys are expected to discuss whether or not Syed's rights were violated when his previous lawyer neglected to interview Asia McClain Chapman, a witness who claimed she saw Syed at the same time he was supposedly killing ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee.