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Retired Baltimore surveyor retraces steps of 'Serial' murder investigation

Retired Baltimore surveyor retraces steps of 'Serial' murder investigation

Seventeen years after being called into the investigation of Hae Min Lee's murder, Phillip Buddemeyer still remembers where she was found, buried, in West Baltimore's Leakin Park.

The 74-year-old retired city surveyor retraced his steps — 127 feet into the woods, through the snow and thickets — on a recent February afternoon and recalled the adrenaline rush of bracing himself for a sight he would never forget.

"Of all the jobs I've done, hundreds, nothing can top this," Buddemeyer said.

The case became world famous in 2014, when the podcast "Serial" re-examined the evidence that led to the first-degree muder conviction of Lee's...

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