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Serial S01 - Ep. 9: To Be Suspected


Serial Productions & The New York Times

True Crime, Society & Culture, News

4.680.4K Ratings

🗓️ 20 November 2014

⏱️ 45 minutes

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New information is coming in about what maybe didn’t happen on January 13, 1999. And while Adnan’s memory of that day is foggy at best, he does remember what happened next: being questioned, being arrested and, a little more than a year later, being sentenced to life in prison.

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Previously on cereal


Why would you admit to doing something that drastic if you hadn't done it the mechanics the documentation the steps that they took they look good


Why would you not get up there and defend yourself? You know, it's your face to face. He's right there. He's a person


And so you know it sounds




From this American life in WB easy Chicago. It's cereal one story told week by week. I'm Sarah Canick


Before we get to today's episode where I'm gonna let a non talk for a while


I want to run by you some new information I've learned in the past week three things I've learned


First remember Laura the former Laura a strata sendovo the one who asked well then who the fuck did it in the last episode


She was friends with Stephanie and with Jane with a non


I was talking to Laura on the phone the other day and she mentioned something about best by and so I asked her if I could start taping


Tell me tell me again what you just told me there's no there was never any phones at best by


There were never any phones around the best by no pay phone no no phone booth no


Now there's like blank there's no phones there


The pay phone in question is important because Jay tells the detectives that a non-called him on January 13th


1999 until Jay he'd killed hey


Quote come and get me I'm at best by when Jay gets there. He says he sees it non standing by the phone booth wearing red gloves


He draws a map for the cops showing the location of the phone booth and if you're facing the front doors of the store


His drawing shows the booth on the left outside on the sidewalk


We did a lot of research on this where it was whether it was and we could not account for this phone booth


Laura said that's because it never was she said the only conceivable place for a phone at the best by it would have been


Inside in the foyer part of the store, but there was no phone there either


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