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Key 'Serial' witness fears for his family's safety

Key 'Serial' witness fears for his family's safety

Update2: "Serial" fans -- now's your chance to decide who you believe. The third and final part of "The Intercept's" interview with Jay Wilds finally was made available to curious readers everywhere on New Year's Day.

Wilds, the key witness against convicted murderer Adnan Syed, said that the revival of interest in the 15-year-old murder of Hae Min Lee has resulted in a "scary" focus of attention on him and his family.

Wilds told reporter Natasha Vargas-Cooper that since the 12-part broadcast begain airing this fall, he and his wife no longer allow their children to walk to school. People have videotaped his house and...