There’s a scene at the end of the second episode of The Case Against Adnan Syed that made me laugh out loud in disbelief.
In the documentary, which is currently streaming on SBS on Demand, two investigators are mapping out Jay Wild’s arrests and charges since he testified against his friend Adnan Syed.
There were 25 arrests. Very few charges. Even less convictions.
Jay was the prime witness for the prosecution and his eye witness testimony directly led to Adnan’s conviction for the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee.
In Serial, the podcast which originally brought the case into the public eye, Jay remained largely an enigma.
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He refused to speak to host Sarah Koenig and no one could understand his motivation for basically crafting a narrative to fit the prosecution’s case.