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Hae Min Lee's Family Releases Statement For The First Time Since 'Serial'


A new hearing began Wednesday for "Serial" star Adnan Syed in Baltimore Circuit Court.

Syed's high school friend, Asia McClain, took the stand to testify his innocence. She presented evidence previously excluded from his first trial, as was explained on "Serial."

As the most-downloaded podcast of all time, both families of accused murderer Adnan Syed and victim Hae Min Lee received unwarranted attention for their involvement in the case.

Due to the proceedings, Hae Min Lee's family has issued a statement for the first time.

Refinery29 reports the statement goes as follows:

This heartbreaking message serves as a reminder that behind the riveting podcast exists a real family grieving the tragic loss of their loved one.

Independent of what may ultimately traspire for Syed, Hae Min Lee deserves a voice amid the fanfare.

Citations: Hae Min Lee's Family Breaks Silence For The First Time (Refinery29)