Transcript for Details Emerge About Mississippi Couple's Alleged Links to ISIS
Now to that surprising case of homegrown terror. A young Mississippi couple, accused of trying to join Isis, an honors student and her new husband arrested at the airport as they were about to make their way to Syria. ABC's Steve osunsami is live with the latest. Reporter: Good morning to you, robin. This was an FBI sting and authorities say most of it happened online. The couple in custody this morning, now accused of trying to join a terrorist organization. She's the smart young people in this photo, an honors student who competed on the robotics team. Seen here graduating high school. This morning, federal authorities say she's also a homegrown supporter of terror. Jaelyn young is confess tag she and her new husband were traveling to Syria to join Isis. Super smart, super intelligent. Always very polite. Not radical in any way. Reporter: Undercover agents spent the summer talking with the couple on social media. Young and 22-year- Muhammad dakhlalla were married June 6th and according to this federal complaint were pretending the trip to Syria were their honeymoon. At one point the Mississippi state student told how she plans to help Isis fighter. Reporter: I'm skilled in math and chemistry and worked at a lab here on my college campus. We learn very fast and would love to give help. He reportedly say I'm willing to fight. Federal agents arrested them with plane tickets in hand. Flying from Mississippi to Turkey. They're being held this morning without bond. Both of their families seen outside federal court say they're stunned. The family of this young man, the father of this young man is a Imam at a local mosque. His family released a statement, they preach peace. Prosecutors say they're cooperating fully with their investigation. David. Steve osunsami this morning. Two major developments
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