Transcript for Family 'Devastated' After Daughter Arrested for Allegedly Offering to Work for ISIS
test results until Sunday. The young couple about to board a flight for their so-called honeymoon and then stopped and charged with trying to get to Isis again. The 20-year-old daughter of a war veteran and police officer and her new husband being held without bail. Steve osunsami has the story. Reporter: Good morning, David. That police officer's department is underlining he had nothing to do with his daughter's issues. This morning, we're learning more about the young couple federal prosecutors say were ready to swear allegiance and join isil. 20-year-old Jaelyn young was aftering to work for thrierrorists in Syria as a medic. She's one of my friends. I know the kind of person that she is. And this doesn't make any sense the. Reporter: Her father is a U.S. Veteran with tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. He currently works in the vicksburg police canine unit. In a statement, the family says they're devastated and had no knowledge of or involvement in Jaelyn's plans. This is something that's like being hit between the eyes with a 2 by 4. Your eyes are still blinking and your head is still shaking but the pain has bt set in yet. Reporter: He says he's known Muhammad dak Louisiana for years. The parents first learned the son was in trouble when the FBI showed up at their door and asked to look into his room. Shocked. Stunned. All but immobilized. They had no idea he was heading to Turkey. Reporter: They expected their son to start grad school this week. And not sitting in jail. We reached out to lawyers for the couple they have not yet entered a plea. Police tell us that the parents of this couple are cooperating with their investigation. David? I can't imagine the shock for these families. Want to get to Amy with
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