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Friends and Family Remember Slain Cab Driver, Victim of San Mateo Double Homicide

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    Slain Cab Driver Remembered

    Friends and family said their final goodbye to Abdulmalek Nasher, the cab driver and one of the two people involved in a double homicide in San Mateo. Friends say he was kind and always willing to lend a hand. Christie Smith reports.

    (Published Saturday, June 22, 2019)

    Friends and family remembered the Pacifica man who was laid to rest Saturday after he was stabbed to death in San Mateo County.

    Abdulmalek Nasher, was a 32-year-old a cab driver and one of two people killed in the mysterious double homicide case.

    "It is a shock because she waited two hours because she started calling him he's not answering until 3 p.m.," said Mansoor Ismael, from the Consul of Yemen in California.

    Deputies investigating his case found Nasher stabbed, and a day later police found a second victim on Skyline Boulevard. 

    As friends gathered outside the Fiji Mosque in South San Francisco Saturday they remembered him as a kind man.

    "A father, a very nice brother good guy, a helper he is there for his family for his community for his neighbor," cousin Nassr Alghaithy said.

    Police arrested a 26-year-old Pacifica man in connection with two killings and police say a motive is unclear.

    The suspect is set to appear in court next week.