It's possible that this wasn't an honor killing. But, when two Muslim girls, whose father didn't like their relationship with infidels, turn up not-quite-dead, it's hard not to think of that quaint Middle Eastern/Islamic custom.
Yaser's wife, Patricia, and their son, plan to stay out of sight until he's caught. There's a $10,000 reward for the arrest and indictment of Said. There's more detail at MyFox Dallas Fort Worth: "Police Release Disturbing 911 Call from Dying Teen"
The Muslim community on the north side of Dallas didn't condone this double murder. They, their Christian neighbors, and apparently just about everyone else in the area, joined to mourn Sarah and Amina.
It would be prudent to remember that the War on Terror is a war on terrorists: not on our neighbors who are Muslims.
Previous posts on this situation:
- "Father Kills Daughters, Disappears: Surprisingly Little Hysteria"
(January 6, 2008)
- "Father Kills Daughters, Disappears: Watch This Story"
(January 4, 2008)