Irving Police Capture Man Wanted For Killing 2 Daughters In Taxi Cab

By NewsRadio 1080 KRLD
IRVING (KRLD) - Police in Irving say the suspect in a horrific murder case from 2008 has been captured after being on the run for 12 years.

#BREAKINGNEWS Press conference at 7:45 pm w/ the FBI & the US Attorney’s Office live on our social platforms. We will be discussing the capture of Yaser Said, who has been on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted fugitive list since 2014, for the 2008 murders of his daughters, Amina & Sarah.

— Irving Police Dept. (@IrvingPD) August 26, 2020

Yaser Abdel Said is accused of killing his two daughters, 18-year-old Amina and 17-year-old Sarah. Police believe he took the girls for a ride in his taxi cab and drive them to Irving where he murdered them because they were dating non-Muslims.

He's been on the run since 2008 and was placed on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" list in 2014.

Police plan to reveal more details about his arrest with the FBI and federal prosecutors later Wednesday.