Yaser Abdel Said is wanted for murder. On January 1, 2008, Said took his two teenaged daughters for a ride in his taxi cab, under the guise of taking them to get something to eat. He drove them to Irving, Texas, where he allegedly shot both girls to death. They died of multiple gunshot wounds. Said may have fled to New York or Egypt.
On January 2, 2008, a warrant was issued for the arrest of Yaser Abdel Said, in Dallas County, Dallas, Texas, on charges of Capital Murder-Multiple. On August 21, 2008, a federal Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution warrant was issued by the United States District Court, Northern District of Texas, Dallas, Texas.
Said's physical features may vary in order to conceal his identity, and he may or may not wear a mustache or have a shaved head. Additionally, he always wears dark sunglasses, both indoors and outside. Said was born in Egypt and may seek shelter in communities with Egyptian ties. He frequents diners including Denny's and I-Hop restaurants and smokes Marlboro Light 100s cigarettes. He may work as a taxi cab driver. Said has ties to New York, Texas, Canada, and Egypt. He also has an Egyptian and a United States passport. Additionally, Said is known to carry a handgun in his taxi cab at all times. It has also been reported that Said always carries a weapon with him, to include knives.