The woman accused of planning a Dallas dentist’s murder recently made headlines after being added to the FBI’s Most Wanted list, but she isn’t the only North Texan on the infamous list.
Yaser Abdel Said made the list in 2014 after the Lewisville cab driver was charged with multiple capital murders for killing his two teen-aged daughters.
Irving Police Detective Joe Hennig says he’s been consumed with capturing Said for the last eight years.
“He was upset because they were dating, for one, and dating non-Muslims,” remembered Hennig. “And yet, he married a Baptist.”
The sisters, 17-year-old Sarah and 18-year-old Amini, were killed New Year’s Day of 2006. They were found dead in their father’s cab in Irving.
“A father killing his two daughters,” said Hennig. “I mean, you really can’t get much worse than that.”
Police raided Said's Lewisville home but never found him. He has never been seen since.
Hennig remembers getting several tips from New York about Said’s whereabouts, but none ever panned out. A 2010 segment on America's Most Wanted also prompted calls, but nothing came out of that either.
“Two beautiful girls, they had everything going for them,” said Hennig. “They were good students, lots of friends and everything else in the prime of their lives. Then something like this happens, and it’s gone.”
Ever since Said’s addition to the Most Wanted list in December 2014, Henning has kept a poster of him in his office. He says he’ll take it down when Said is captured.