La Mesa Teen Arrested in Death of Taxi Driver

Demetrius Sissac, 19, was booked Wednesday on one charge of first-degree murder in the death of Jalaludin Hamrah

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    Demetrius Sissac, 19, was arrested Wednesday afternoon on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of cab driver Jalaludin Hamrah. Sidney Sissac the suspect's uncle said he has not received any information while a neighbor, William Robinson, describes the arrest. Nicole Gonzales reports.

    A La Mesa teenager arrested and accused of killing a cab driver in Lemon Grove over the weekend is scheduled to appear in court.

    Demetrius Sissac, 19, was arrested Wednesday afternoon on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of cab driver Jalaludin Hamrah.

    Hamrah was found inside a taxi that had rolled over on Main Street just before 4 a.m. Sunday.

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    Demetrius Sissac, 19, was arrested Wednesday afternoon on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of cab driver Jalaludin Hamrah. Sidney Sissac the suspect's uncle said he has not received any information while a neighbor, William Robinson, describes the arrest. Nicole Gonzales reports.

    A deputy spotted the vehicle, called paramedics and soon realized Hamrah had suffered a bullet wound in his upper body.

    Hamrah, who was from Afghanistan, worked in the El Cajon and Lakeside areas for Main Cab Company.

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    San Diego County Sheriff's Deputies say 39-year old Jalaludin Hamrah was shot and killed Sunday morning. Danya Bacchus reports.

    Sissac was held overnight without bail in the San Diego Central jail.