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Irving capital murder suspect added to FBI Most Wanted list

A reward of up to $100,000 will be given for information that leads to his arrest.
Yaser Abdel Said

A suspect accused of killing both of his daughters in Irving, Texas in 2008 has been added to the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list, officials announced Thursday.

Yaser Abdel Said drove his daughters, aged 17 and 18 at the time, to Irving in his taxi cab under false pretenses before allegedly shooting them both inside the vehicle. His daughters, Sarah and Amina, died of multiple gunshot wounds.

The FBI classified the shootings as "honor killings."

Said hasn't been seen since the incident that occurred nearly seven years ago. A reward of up to $100,000 will be given for information that leads to his arrest.

Irving Police investigated the case the day after the shootings in January of 2008, issuing a Capital Murder-Multiple warrant. He was issued a federal Unlawful Flight to Avoid prosecution warrant eight months later.

Said, now 57, is considered armed and dangerous.

Special Agent in Charge Diego Rodriguez said in a release that the public's help is needed to bring Said to justice for the "terrible act of violence."

"We believe the combination of publicity, the significant reward offering, and the team of experienced investigators assembled [...] will lead to his arrest," the statement reads. "This addition to the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list illustrates the severity of his alleged crime and our commitment to seeking justice for Amina and Sarah."

U.S. Attorney Sarah Saldaña called it a "dogged determination" to find the alleged killer on the run.

The Egyptian-born Said is 6'2'' tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has a medium complexion, brown eyes and black hair, although the feds note 'physical features may vary in order to conceal his identity; he may or may not wear a mustache or shave his head.'

Said may visit communities with Egyptian ties. He's known to frequent diners such as Denny's and IHOP and smokes Marlboro Light 100s. It's possible he's making a living driving a cab.

The Dallas Field Office of the FBI can be reached at 972-559-5010. Tips can be submitted here.

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