Religious murder in California? From AP, with thanks to all who sent this in:
ANAHEIM, California “” A man held for questioning in the murder of a father and daughter in California was upset with the family because they broke off his relationship with another daughter for religious reasons, court documents indicated.
Friends told the Orange County Register newspaper the victims were devoutly Hindu, and court papers said the religions in question were Hindu and Muslim.
Iftekhar Murtaza, 22, of Los Angeles was arrested on a fugitive warrant Saturday at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Arizona, and was being held on Wednesday without bail.
An extradition hearing was scheduled Thursday.
The Register reported that Murtaza had a one-way ticket to Bangladesh.