TX: Muslim immigrant sentenced to death over 2 honor killings
  • Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan, 60, is a conservative Muslim immigrant from Jordan

  • He was convicted
    ...a few weeks ago...
    for the 2012 fatal shootings of his son-in-law Coty Beavers and an Iranian woman, Gelareh Bagherzadeh
    ...dead at age 30, the medical student and Iranian women’s rights activist was shot dead through her car window in the Houston townhouse complex where she until that moment lived...
  • Prosecutors say Irsan was enraged after his daughter, Nesreen Irsan, married Beavers, a 28-year-old Christian, and then converted to Christianity

  • Irsan is said to have blamed Bagherzadeh for persuading his daughter to marry Beavers

  • Irsan's wife, Shmou Alrawabdeh, testified that her husband tried to 'clean his honor' with the killings

  • Irsan, his wife and their son, Nasim, followed Bagherzadeh to her parents' home in January 2012, police said

  • That's when Nasim Isran fatally shot her in her car, according to authorities

  • Nasim Irsan, 24, is being held in Harris County jail on capital murder charges in the two slayings

Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 2018-08-15