I saw her tears," he said.
Thursday Ahmed said the arrest is a relief to everyone involved, "and it is a lesson to anybody. Patricia Said, Yaser's wife and the mother of the two girls told NBC 5 in that at first, she was mad at God for letting her daughters be killed, but that the anger was later redirected toward her husband whose whereabouts were unknown. The day after the shooting a capital murder warrant was issued for his arrest and Said had been on the run ever since.
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The relatives were identified as Said's son, year-old Islam Said, and his brother, year-old Yassein Said. These experienced investigators never gave up on their quest to find him and pledged to never forget the young victims in this case.
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Follow Us Facebook Twitter Instagram. A film made about the murders, " The Price of Honor, " alleges the girls were killed by their father as an "honor killing," a cultural practice where someone is killed after bringing shame on their family. As for a motive, Irving Police Chief Jeff Spivey said he's more concerned about seeing justice done now that Said is in custody.
The film furthers speculation the girls' father objected to his daughters living an "American lifestyle. If you commit a crime, you will pay for it. The girls, who were both students at Lewisville High School, were reportedly shot multiple times.
Yaser Abdel Said, a Lewisville cab driver wanted in connection with brutal slayings of his two teenage daughters, is in custody in North Texas after 12 years on the run. DeSarno said while they are now focusing on the prosecution of Said, but they also hope to learn who else provided him aid and comfort over the last 12 years so that they, too, can face charges.
Texas cabbie accused in 'honor killing' of teenage daughters didn't want to raise 'whores,' wife recalled
I must clarify that this conduct is against any Islamic principals," he said. What led him to do that at this point is irrelevant," said Spivey. Both men are being charged with harboring a known fugitive. Said was born in Egypt and investigators believed he may have been seeking shelter in communities with Egyptian ties, or in New York City, Canada or Egypt where he had known connections.
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Close Menu. DeSarno said they know Said was in multiple places, though he didn't elaborate on whether those locations were outside of Texas. Search for:. According to a report from The Dallas Morning Newsthe girls alleged their father had sexually and physically abused them and had pulled a gun on Amina, threatening her life, after learning she had a boyfriend.
This is murder. Yaser Said had been on the run since after police said he took his daughters, year-old Amina and year-old Sarah, to get something to eat on New Year's Day. He put the girls in his taxicab and left their home in Lewisville for Irving where he allegedly shot them both as they sat in his cab. And this is not acceptable.