Police have released surveillance images of two people they are calling persons of interest in a double murder case. Last Thursday, Bao and Jenny Lam, both 61, were bound by their hands and feet and shot to death. The Harris County Sheriff's Office has stated that the Lams “were ambushed by suspects as they parked their car in the garage.” The couple was also robbed in the horrible incident.
The couple’s son discovered their bodies on Sunday.
"They were executed," Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez stated.
Now, newly released surveillance footage hopes to lead to answers to the couple’s death.
Surveillance footage from the entry gate of the home’s subdivision has been released by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. It shows two men driving in a black Lincoln Navigator. Police believe the car’s make could be anywhere from 2007 to 2014. The footage reveals that a suspect parked, then crawled under the gate. One suspect has been described as possibly "unusually tall:” 6-foot-4 or taller.
Police believe in total there could be up to four suspects.
The victims' daughter, Michelle Lam, is looking to the public for help, according to ABC News.
"We miss them so much," she said. "They were just going home from having dinner."
The victims’ son Richard Lam, a military officer, called his murdered parents his "personal superheroes." During a press conference, he described how hard his mother and father worked. The Lams immigrated to the United States in the 1970s. Richard said that his parents often worked several jobs at once to make a better life for themselves.
"They just made sure we had every opportunity to realize our dreams," Richard said.
An offer of $5,000 for information leading to an arrest has been made. Anyone with information can call (713) 755-6044.
"These types of scumbags we need to get off the street," Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, three men were taken into custody, according to the Houston Chronicle. Their names have not been released and it is unclear if they are the same men featured in the video.
[Photo: Harris County Sheriff’s Office]