List of people mentioned in Serial Season 1

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Major Players: • Adnan Masud Syed - convicted of murder, ex-boyfriend of victim, muslim teen, Pakistani-American, birthday 05/21/1981, commonly referenced as "AS"

• Hae Min Lee - murder victim, daughter of Korean immigrants, commonly referenced as "HML" or "HL"

• Jay - police informant, his testimony and cell phone records comprises only evidence in the case, weed-dealer, friend of Adnan, 19, black male

• Sarah Koenig - Host and Executive Producer, >10 yrs producer of TAL, started Serial w/ Julie Snyder, before This American Life, Sarah covered criminal justice and was a State House reporter at The Baltimore Sun and the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire, commonly referenced as "SK"

• Asia McClain - alibi at the library that says she was with Adnan during the murder, wrote letters to Adnan saying she remembered seeing him at the library, was freaked out by the investigator (1, 10, 28:59)

• Rabia Chaudry - was in the courtroom for the trial, referred case to Sarah K., because Sarah had reported on Adnan’s lawyer Gutierrez for Baltimore Sun, immigration attorney, Pakistani -American, National Security Fellow with the New America Foundation and the President of www.safenationcollaborative.com twitter @rabiasquared (1, 2, 3, 9, 10)

• Christina (formally Maria Christina) Gutierrez - Adnan's original attorney, deceased 2004, disbarred in 2001 due to lack of attention to clients because of health issues, commonly referenced as "CG" link (1, 5, 8, 9, 10)

• Mr. S - found Hae's body in Leakin Park while stopping to pee on lunch break, maintenance worker at local school, convicted "streaker" '94 '96 '98 (1, 3)

• Jennifer "Jenn" Pusateri - friend of Jay's, not Adnan's, who was called 6 times by Adnan's phone on Jan. 13th, 1999, studied Bio-Chem at Univ. Maryland Baltimore County (4)

• Detective Greg MacGillivary - experienced Baltimore city detective investigated Hae's murder, convinced Adnan is guilty (2, 3, 4, 9, 22')

Family and Friends: • Aisha Pittman - Best friend of Hae, same magnet program as Adnan/Hae (2, 6, 9)

• Andy - boyfriend of Krista (9, ~27:30)

• Anjali - girl from Philly who Adnan dated (2, 24')

• Asia’s fiancee - won’t answer the door, tells lawyer’s PI that they can’t speak to Asia, says Adnan is guilty and deserved his punishment, “we don’t have to talk to you" (1)

• Rebecca "Becky" Cline - Hae's friend, says Adnan asked Hae for a ride (9)

• 'Cathy' is preferred spelling, also 'Kathy' - pseudonym for girl whose house Jay hangs at while Adnan is at track practice (5, 6, 8, 9, ~25')

• Chris - friend of Jay, worked at a knife shop, Jay tried to stab playfully, character witness (8, 9, ~26:30)

• Dave - called the police when daughter heard about a dead body in a trunk from a neighbor boy (6, ~9')

• Deborah "Debbie" Warren - Friend of Hae, read part of Hae’s diary on the witness stand (9)

• Derek - may have seen Adnan at library, Asia’s old BF (1)

• Don - new boyfriend, works with Hae at LensCrafters, older with a Camaro, key to prosecution's theory of motive (2, 3, 5, 20')

• Krista Meyers - friend of Adnan and Hae's, not Jay, heard Adnan ask Hae for a ride on 1/13, cell phone call at 9:03 and 9:10 for about 14 minutes on the night of 1/13 (2, 5, 6, 9, ~32')

• Ja’uan - friend of Adnan who smoked weed with him in Best Buy parking lot, testified he took Hae there, (5, 9, ~6')

• Jeff - 'Cathy's' boyfriend, was with Cathy when Jay and Adnan show up between murder and burial (6, ~14')

• Jenn's younger brother - mentioned in Jay's 1st statement to police, says he hung out with him Jan. 13th during the day (4, 12:16)

• Jerrod Johnson - Asia’s ex-boyfriend’s friend, went to library to pick up Asia, window tinting business, (1)

• Justin - Friends with Adnan, ex-BF of Asia that Adnan was gonna tease because he saw Asia with Derek (1, 9)

• Laura(a) - Dave's daughter, who heard about the body in the trunk (6, ~10')

• Laura(b) Estrada Sandoval - Friend of Jay, Jen, Adnan, and Stephanie, told SK Stephanie's parents didn't think Jay was good enough for Stephanie (8, 9, ~31:30)

• Mac Francis - friend of Adnan, remembers Adnan “making out” with another girl (2)

• Neighbor Boy "NB" - told Dave's daughter about a dead body he saw in a trunk (6, ~9)

• Nisha - girl from Silver Spring MD Adnan dated (2, ~24')

• Patrick(a) - call at 3:59pm, looking for weed (5)

• Patrick(b) (from Woodlawn HS '97) - not ^ Patrick, friend of Jay's, tried to get Jay to talk about "it" (8, ~32')

• Phil - call at 3:48pm (5)

• Saad Chaudry - younger brother to Rabia and is/was Adnan’s best friend, mortgage broker /u/sdotchaudry (1, 3, 9)

• Shamim Rahman - Adnan, T. Syed, and Yusuf's mother (2, 10)

• Stephanie - Jay’s girlfriend, birthday on day of murder, one of Adnan’s best friends (1, 9)

• Summer - Woodlawn student, friend of Hae's, co-manager of wrestling team, says she talked to Hae after school, so she couldn't have been at Best Buy at 2:36 p.m., (9, ~6')

• Syed Rahman - Adnan's father (9, ~20')

• Tanveer Syed - Older brother of Adnan, /u/Tanveers

• Adnan's sister-in-law (T. Syed's wife) - has contributed to the sub, no longer a user

• Will - track buddy of Adnan's, says goodbye to Adnan as he gets picked up by Jay (5, ~26')

• Yaser Ali - Pakistani-American, anonymous caller to police said Adnan threatened him, might "know something," Saad not sure if friends with Adnan, didn't go to Woodlawn, also Yasser or Yasir (4)

• Young Lee - younger brother of victim (6, ~17:20)

• Youn Wha Kim - Mother of victim (9)

• Yusuf Syed - age 25, younger brother of Adnan

School Officials: • Betty Stuckey - Adnan's guidance counselor (10, 38:50)

• Donna Paoletti Phillips - AP Psychology teacher at Woodlawn. Hae and Adnan's teacher, said Adnan took their breakup like any teen would (2)

• Inez Butler Hendrix - possibly the last person to see Hae at school, ran concession stand at the gym where Hae would buy apple juice and fries, didn’t see Adnan leave school with Hae (9)

• Jane Efron - Adnan’s English teacher (taught for 17 years) that testified that he had a “dark side which is in his poetry,” born in England, attended nursing school, husband Gershon Efron, B.A. from Notre Dame College, Adnan gave Stephanie the stuffed reindeer in her class

• Michael Sye - Track Coach - might have seen Adnan after murder time, can’t say for sure, Jay says fake an alibi (5, ~27')

• Michelle Hamiel - current Woodlawn library manager

• Mr. Nicholson - math teacher at Woodlawn, told cops Adnan had a "bad ass" uncle in Pakistan (10, 10:37)

• Nurse- from Woodlawn HS, testified in first trial he was faking a catatonic state (9, ~18')

• Sister-in-law of Mr. S - Math teacher at Woodlawn in '99, Hae was her student, husband used to live next to Adnan, believe Mr. S's story (3)

Court Officials and Police: • Esther "Anne" Benaroya - Jay's attorney, founder and director of the Maryland Animal Law Center

• Kathleen 'Casey' Murphy - Second prosecutor (4, 5, 10, ~18:30)

• Charles H. Dorsey III - tried to get Asia to testify, link

• Christopher Flohr - Adnan's bail hearing attorney UofMD faculty page and Private firm page (10, ~8')

• Judge David Mitchell - Adnan's bail hearing judge (10, 9:10)

• C. Justin Brown - Adnan's attorney from court records

• Detective Darryl Massey - Wrote memo to MacGillivary describing two anonymous phone calls (1, 4)

• Douglas L. Colbert - Adnan's bail hearing attorney link (10, ~8')

• Julie Remey - Law clerk for Christina Gutierrez (10, 23:22)

• Kevin Urick - prosecutor of Adnan’s case, former Assistant State's Attorney, KevinUrick.net (8, 10, ~40')

• Detective O'Shea - Adnan called Baltimore PD the night he found out Hae was killed (9)

• Judge Quarles - judge in Adnan's bail hearing (10, 1:59)

• Scott Adcock - Baltimore county police officer, called Hae’s cell and friends, says Adnan told him he was gonna get a ride with Hae but got held up at school and missed the ride (9)

• Vickie L. Wash - Baltimore prosecutor for Adnan's bail hearing, currently the Director of the Legal Department of the Towson, MD Police Department professional link (10, 8:18)

• Judge Wanda K. Heard - judge in case MD Gov website (9, 37:54)

• Detecive William "Bill" Ritz - experienced Baltimore city detective investigated Hae's murder, interviewed Mr. S, retired to Florida, being sued for helping prosecute innocent man link (3, 9, 1')

Experts and Others: • Abraham Waranowitz - Testified at trial, cell phone technology expert (5)

• Darrell David Rice - falsely convicted of murder, exonerated by the UV Innocence Project Clinic (7, ~9:30)

• Deirdre Enright - Director of Investigation, Innocence Project Clinic, Professional website (7, 3:18)

• Harry Marshall - a senior legal advisor for international affairs with the Justice Department (10, 9:27)

• James "Jim" Trainum - retired Washington D.C. detective, hired by Serial to look at the case Bio(8, 9, ~11')

• Julie Snyder - Serial Executive Producer, SK ride along to visit Jay (8, ~19:30)

• Justin George - crime reporter from Baltimore Sun, worked with Sarah K. at least once, also exaimining the case, twitter @justingeorge jgeorge@baltsun.com (3)

• Justin Wolfe - Falsely convicted of murdering a drug dealer in a case very similar to Adnan's, exonerated by the UV Innocence Project Clinic (7, ~1')

• Katie Clifford - Student Pro Bono Clinic Investigator at UV Innocence Project, News Article(7)

• Lisa Flynn - juror in Adnan's second trial (8, 10, ~42')

• Mario Peia - Student Pro Bono Clinic Investigator at UV Innocence Project, worked for the FBI, and US Attorney, not really a pro-government right-wing Republican operative, News Article(7)

• Owen Barber - Testified he was hired by Justin Wolfe to kill drug dealer, later recanted his story (7, ~2')

• Philip Buddemeyer - city surveyor who visited burial spot, died 2010 (3)

• Stella Armstrong - juror in Adnan's second trial (8, 10, ~1:30)

• Theodore Wojtas - juror (10, 30:50)

• William Owens - juror (10, 16:44)