Mom of 2 slain teens testifies at ex-husband’s Texas trial


              Defense lawyer Joseph Patton, left, points to his client Yaser Said, far right, as he gives opening statements in the trial of Said at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. Said, 65, is accused of killing his daughters 18-year-old Amina Said and 17-year-old Sarah Said on New Year’s Day in 2008. Said, who entered a not guilty plea Tuesday, faces an automatic life sentence if convicted. (Liesbeth Powers/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
            
              Yaser Said, 65, right, sits in court for his first day of trial after evading capture for 12 years at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. Said is accused of killing his daughters 18-year-old Amina Said and 17-year-old Sarah Said on New Year’s Day in 2008. Said, who entered a not guilty plea Tuesday, faces an automatic life sentence if convicted. (Liesbeth Powers/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
            
              Patricia Owens, the mother of 18-year-old Amina Said and 17-year-old Sarah Said, exits the courtroom on the third day of  her ex-husband Yaser Said trial at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. Said, 65, faces a charge of capital murder and an automatic life sentence if convicted of killing his daughters on New Years Day 2008 after evading capture for 12 years.  (Liesbeth Powers/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
            
              Patricia Owens, the mother of 18-year-old Amina Said and 17-year-old Sarah Said, takes the stand on the third day of trial of her ex-husband Yaser Said at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. Said, 65, faces a charge of capital murder and an automatic life sentence if convicted of killing his daughters on New Years Day 2008 after evading capture for 12 years.  (Liesbeth Powers/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
            
              Patricia Owens, left, the mother of 18-year-old Amina Said and 17-year-old Sarah Said, takes the stand on the third day of trial of her ex-husband Yaser Said, right, at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022.  Said, 65, faces a charge of capital murder and an automatic life sentence if convicted of killing his daughters on New Years Day 2008 after evading capture for 12 years. (Liesbeth Powers/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
            
              Yaser Said, 65, looks behind him during his first day on trial at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. Said is accused of killing his daughters 18-year-old Amina Said and 17-year-old Sarah Said on New Year’s Day in 2008. Said, who entered a not guilty plea Tuesday, faces an automatic life sentence if convicted. (Liesbeth Powers/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
            
              Patricia Owens, the mother of 18-year-old Amina Said and 17-year-old Sarah Said, points to her ex-husband Yaser Said on the third day of trial at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. Said, 65, faces a charge of capital murder and an automatic life sentence if convicted of killing his daughters on New Years Day 2008 after evading capture for 12 years. (Liesbeth Powers/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
Mom of 2 slain teens testifies at ex-husband’s Texas trial