|Amina and Sarah Said (left), Yaser Said (right)|
|The Said family: Yaser with his wife Patricia, their daughters & their son|
When Amina was 16, Yaser took her to Egypt and attempted to arrange a marriage between her and a much older friend of his. Amina rejected the marriage. Though Yaser was not happy about this, they returned to the United States where Yaser continued to look for other potential men to marry his daughters. Amina began to date a boy her age who she met at Tae Kwon Do classes. However, she was very scared that Yaser would find out about the relationship. She would send her boyfriend code words to let him know to stop texting/calling her in case Yaser was going to look through her phone. When Yaser asked, Amina denied having a boyfriend, but Yaser still continued to try and uncover the relationship.
|Amina (pictured right) with her boyfriend Joseph Moreno|
The following day, Yaser took Amina and Sarah to the taxi cab he drove and told them he wanted to take them out to eat. Yaser told Tissie to stay at home because he wanted to talk to his daughters alone. He then drove the girls back to Irving, Texas, where he shot them both inside the car. Amina died instantly, while Sarah managed to call 911. She was heard on the line saying, “Help, my dad shot me! I’m dying!” Unfortunately, Sarah died before the paramedics could arrive.
Yaser fled the scene after shooting his daughters. He still remains on the run today. However, there is no record of him flying out of the country. In fact, the FBI believes that Yaser may now be driving a taxi cab in New York City after they received numerous tips from people who had seen a cab driver matching Yaser’s description. In 2014, Yaser was added to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. There is currently a $100,000 reward in place for any information that will lead to Yaser’s arrest. If you have any information that could help, please contact the FBI here.