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(CNN)On New Year’s Day 2008, Yaser Abdel Said took his dual daughters, 18-year-old Amina and 17-year-old Sarah, for a float in his taxi.
The sisters had returned to their home in Lewisville, Texas, usually days earlier. The span had hoped to start a new life in Oklahoma with their mom and boyfriends, over a strech of their determining father.
It was not to be. Hours later, a girls’ routine bodies were found, with mixed gunshots wounds, in Yaser’s deserted cab. Before she died, Sarah Said done a brief, unfortunate call for help.
“Irving 911. What is your emergency?”
“Help, help! My father shot me, my sister, I’m dying, I’m dying!”
By a time a military located a cab, a sisters were dead, and Yaser Said had disappeared, along with his handgun and all of his savings. He hasn’t been seen since.
‘I unsuccessful my kids’
Patricia Owens was usually 15 in 1987 when she met 30-year-old Egyptian newcomer Yaser Said during a preference store where he worked. They had usually famous any other a few weeks when he announced he wanted to marry her, convincing her relatives that he could yield her with a gentle life.
At 16, she gave birth to their son, Islam. Then came Amina in 1989 and Sarah in 1990. By age 18, Patricia was a mom of three.
Despite a assurances Yaser gave a Owens family, he was not means to yield for his mom and children. According to Patricia, she worked full time to support a family while her father frequency worked, pushing a cab each now and then.
Worse, Patricia alleges that Yaser was abusive.
“It was 3 or 4 times a week that he would strike me or flog me. … we wasn’t authorised to speak to my family on a phone unless he was there, and it was on a speakerphone. And as time went by, he would bluster me, like if we pronounced anything to anybody that he would harm them.
“Yaser always had a gun on him, and he would always go to a gun operation to use shooting. He had threatened before to kill my mom, and to kill my dad.”
In 1998, Amina and Sarah, afterwards ages 9 and 8, told their grandmother that Yaser had abused them, too. An review followed and in Dec 1998, Yaser was indicted for passionate invasion of his daughters.
Before a box could come to trial, Amina and Sarah recanted, claiming they done it all up. Absent their testimony, a box was dropped. Patricia believes her father got to a girls and swayed them to change their story.
Patricia’s mother, sister and aunt remained assured that Yaser had abused his daughters. Over their objections, Patricia, Amina and Sarah returned to Yaser — a preference that haunts Patricia to this day.
“I can’t give we a good reason given we went back, given there is no good reason. When we took them back, we unsuccessful my kids.”
Escape to Oklahoma
Yaser remained a determined figure with despotic manners for his daughters as they entered their teen years. To safeguard their obedience, he would follow Sarah and Amina in secret, videotaping their activities.
“He always carried his camera everywhere,” according to Patricia. “Yaser was videoing them to see who they was articulate to and make certain they get on a bus. When they was during school, he would be taping them to see what they were doing. … He put a recorder in Amina’s car. He would check her mileage. That was usually a approach that he tranquil us.”
Patricia’s aunt Gail Gartrell removed “there was fear instilled within them, consistent warnings that they’d improved travel a line.”
Sarah and Amina were banned to have boyfriends. That didn’t stop them from perplexing to date in secret. When Yaser found out on Christmas Eve 2007, he was furious.
That night, Patricia was during work when Amina and Sarah ran in, great and screaming. Yaser had been fluttering a gun around during them, melancholy to kill them — a hazard they believed he was able of carrying out.
Fearing for their safety, Patricia, her daughters and their boyfriends motionless to leave town. That night, they gathering to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where one of a boyfriends had a relative.
The 5 of them designed to start a new life in Tulsa, distant from Yaser. Over a march of a few days, they rented an unit and acquired furnishings. Patricia and one of a boys found jobs in a area.
It seemed like things were going to work out. Patricia was relieved. “After we got out of Texas, and we got to Oklahoma, it was usually like a large aged weight carried off of my shoulders.”
So given did she, Sarah and Amina make that fateful, final outing behind to Texas?
A comfortless return
Connie Moggio, Patricia’s sister, thinks a girls were misled by their mom and would never have concluded to a reunion with their father. “Amina called me, she said, ‘I’m never going behind there, I’d rather die initial than to ever go behind there.’ “
Patricia disputes this account. “If we knew my girls, we could have not forced them to do anything they did not wish to do.”
She contends that all 3 concluded to lapse — to attend a New Year’s Eve party, revisit her mother’s grave and finish out a propagandize year before returning to Tulsa for good.
Whatever their reasons, Patricia, Amina and Sarah returned to Texas.
“I acknowledge we done a mistake. we came behind here. But we suspicion we was doing a right thing for Amina, for her schooling. we didn’t know we was entrance behind for my daughters to be murdered.”
A few days after their return, Patricia and her daughters met with Yaser. He asked Amina and Sarah to get into his cab so a 3 of them could get something to eat, revelation Patricia they would lapse shortly though nothing of them ever did.
Where is Yaser?
Yaser gathering his cab to a isolated mark where, authorities believe, he shot both his daughters mixed times.
From Sarah’s 911 call, military attempted to triangulate their plcae from dungeon building information though were incompetent to locate them in time.
Yaser Said has been on a run given that day, Jan 1, 2008. He has birthmarks on both sides of his neck and a injure on his left eyebrow. He frequently wears dim sunglasses, even indoors. He’s also a visit patron of Denny’s and IHOP. He smokes Marlboro Light cigarettes and enjoys smoking a hookah.
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