By Brian Rogers
…Irsan is accused of gunning down an Iranian medical student, Gelareh Bagherzadeh, as she drove to her parents’ home in January 2012.
He is charged with capital murder because prosecutors believe he also fatally shot his daughter’s husband, 28-year-old Coty Beavers, months later as part of the same scheme.
Irsan was incensed that his adult daughter defied him and married a Christian man, prosecutors said. Bagherzadeh was her best friend and seen as encouraging his daughter.
In court Thursday, Assistant Harris County District Attorney Tammy Thomas said Irsan called his daughter after Bagherzadeh was dead and threatened her.
“He said, ‘I killed that bitch, and you’re next. No one insults my honor as a Muslim and gets away with it,'” Thomas told state District Judge Jan Crocker….