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Man convicted of murdering daughter in 2008 sentenced to life in prison without parole

(CNN)Yaser Abdel Said faces possible parole after being convicted of murder of a death row inmate. was sentenced to life imprisonment. In 2008, his two daughters, 18-year-old Amina and his 17-year-old Sarah, were murdered.News from Dallas County Criminal District Attorney John Clouzot's office, according to his release.

On New Year's Day 2008, Sayid took a taxi with his two daughters. A few hours later, the dead body of a young girl with multiple gunshot wounds was found in Said's abandoned taxi. Before she died, Sarah made a short, desperate call for her help. When police found the taxi, the sisters were dead and Sayid was missing along with his handgun and all his savings, he previously reported on CNN .
Said had been on the run for over 12 years untilarrest without incident in Justin on August 26, 2020. Texas, according to the release.

After a six-day trial, a Dallas County jury deliberated for three hours before delivering a guilty verdict on Tuesday, the release said. CNN reached out to Bradley Roller, Said's public defender, for comment.

"There is no honor in what Yehsa Said did on January 1, 2008. Dallas County has shown that Mr. Said has no excuse to take another human life." "He now has to spend the rest of his days in confinement, in a cell under the control of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice," Cluso said. "This verdict will not bring Sarah and Amina back, but my office and this jury have done everything in our power to make sure justice is done." 23}