Tuesday, July 7, 2015
People who have been following Serial and its aftermath likely know that we have been working off of incomplete copies of the transcripts from Adnan's trials. Apparently, someone has made a successful request for the missing pages because the pages from the first day of Adnan's second trial were posted yesterday. I'm not going to link to those pages because they're not redacted, but they do contain one key piece of information, which I've captured in a screenshot:
This part of the transcript lists the prospective witnesses at trial. As far as I can tell, I have a record of every prospective prosecution witness listed in the transcript being interviewed by the State...except for Mark Pusateri.* Mark Pusateri, you'll recall, is Jay's alibi, the person who was allegedly hanging out with him when Adnan made the Best Buy call.
Now, the State certainly could have listed Mark as a prospective witness despite not interviewing him. But again, that does not appear to be the case with any other witness listed in the transcript.*
*Neighbor Boy is also listed despite no official interview by the police. That said, I know that the defense private investigator did interview him, and it's possible that he was a prospective defense witness. If he was a prospective prosecution witness, he would be a second person whom the State didn't officially interview. [Edit: It turns out that Neighbor Boy was interviewed by police, but the notes from that interview are "missing," like the notes from the interviews with "Ann" and Patrice.].