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S01 Episode 08: The Deal with Jay

S01 Episode 08: The Deal with Jay

Update: 2014-11-13284
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The state’s case against Adnan Syed hinged on Jay’s credibility; he was their star witness and also, because of his changing statements to police, their chief liability. Naturally, Adnan’s lawyer tried hard to make Jay look untrustworthy at trial. So, how did the jurors make sense of Jay? For that matter, how did the cops make sense of Jay? How are we supposed to make sense of Jay?
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Corey Dougherty

Jay is a sociopath. Tried to stab his friend for fun. punching people randomly. He's creating a dominant and unpredictable atmosphere for the people around him. That's control. The fact that he was "alpha, sweet, and goofy" shows he had different masks when he was with different people. Hands down a sociopath. If he didn't set up Adnan he was right there next to him.

Mar 7th
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Aurora Myers

And the timeline after the murder. It doesn't match up with being at track, which isn't proven, but still seems wishy washy.

Feb 28th
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Aurora Myers

I think Jay's either guilty or maybe covering for someone. I can't stop thinking about the letters from the girl at the library and the process of 21 minutes that it supposedly took Adnan to murder Hay. He ain't guilty. Jay is involved deeper somehow.

Feb 28th
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Cassidy Kilmartin

I also feel like Jay plays a bigger picture in this.

Jan 24th
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Dave Blacklock

waiting patiently to hear Adnan is innocent

Oct 4th
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Harley Babcock

Dave Blacklock same!

Feb 26th
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ns520az

Jay is shadier than an oak tree. I don't believe a single syllable spewing out of his mouth. Lyin' sack of sh!t.

Sep 29th
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ns520az

Alessandro Troiano Call it a hunch.

Nov 2nd
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Alessandro Troiano

ns520az why do you think that?

Nov 1st
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Sierra Dawn Allred

Just read another version online where Jay said that he first saw the body at his grandmas house...

Jul 7th
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Jennifer Padia Literally what reason would he have for killing her? he barely knew her...

Apr 22nd
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Jennifer Padia

Sierra Dawn Allred Which is probably the truth! Cause he kill d her!

Jul 11th
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S01 Episode 08: The Deal with Jay

S01 Episode 08: The Deal with Jay

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