Hend Bustami is a woman from Las Vegas Nevada who claimed she was arrested during an earlier incident because of her looks has now been officially charged with the murder of her mother. According to police reports Hend Bustami would call 911 and would tell the operator that “I think I killed my mommy.” When Hend Bustami was asked how she killed her mother she would reply “I broke the table on her head. I broke the table on her head and I cut her neck off,” Before emergency personnel arrived on the scene Hend Bustami would leave the home and Nevada. Hend Bustami would be arrested in California where she would be extradited back to Nevada where she was officially charged with murder
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A Las Vegas woman accused of murdering her mother appears to have confessed to the crime on a call made to police.
Hend Bustami, 28, was arrested after police said her mother was found dead with lacerations at her home.
KSNV obtained the 911 tapes late Tuesday.
On the first call, it appears Bustami told dispatchers she had killed her mother.
“I think I killed my mommy,” the caller said.
“Why do you think you killed your mom?” the 911 dispatcher said.
“I did. I murdered her,” the caller said.
“How did you kill her? You said something about a table?” the dispatcher asked.
“I dropped the table on her head, and I cut her knuckle,” the caller responded.
At some point, the call ends.
California Highway Patrol was able to locate and detain Bustami near Barstow, California. She was charged with open murder.
Bustami’s first court appearance has not been announced.
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A woman accused of killing her mother after previously telling police she was too “good looking” to be arrested calmly told a dispatcher she murdered her mom before hanging up, audio the 8 News Now Investigators obtained Tuesday revealed.
Las Vegas Metro police said Hend Bustami, 28, killed her mother, Afaf Hussanen, 61, on Wednesday, Oct 26, in a south valley neighborhood in the 10000 block of June Flower Drive near Jones Boulevard and Cactus Avenue. Bustami and Hussanen lived in the home together, police said
As the 8 News Now Investigators first reported last week, police believe Bustami called police after allegedly killing her mother, saying, “I think I killed my mommy.” Dispatchers received a call from a person they believe is Bustami around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday
“Why do you think you killed your mom?” the dispatcher asked Bustami in the 911 call.
“Because I did. I murdered her,” Bustami said.
California Highway Patrol troopers later located Bustami driving near Barstow, police said. While speaking to officers, Bustami, who police said was covered in blood, allegedly said she had killed her mother.
While speaking with investigators, Bustami said she and her mother had gotten into a fight before stabbing her with shards of glass.
Bustami was being held Monday at a San Bernadino County jail on a fugitive of justice charge related to the murder. A court appearance was scheduled for Tuesday. It was unclear if Bustami appeared for the hearing as another hearing was scheduled for Thursday. Bustami will be brought back to Nevada to face a murder charge, police said.
As 8 News Now first reported, police said in August they arrested Bustami for reportedly skipping out on a restaurant tab and violating airport rules at Harry Reid International Airport. Bustami told officers at the time that she was under arrest because she was so good-looking, an arrest report said.
Police later learned Bustami had a warrant out of Las Vegas Municipal Court. Records show she faced a battery charge in June. She was booked into the Clark County Detention Center and later released.
The citation the 8 News Now Investigators obtained Monday indicates Bustami was accused of battery against a security guard at a business in the Arts District. The arresting officer noted Bustami could not sign the citation he wrote against her because she was intoxicated.
Bustami failed to show up to her arraignment in July, which led to a judge issuing a bench warrant for her arrest.
Records show Bustami appeared in court on Sept. 2 and was ordered to be released pending trial. A bench warrant was then again issued for her arrest on Sept. 27.
Las Vegas Metro police denied a request from the 8 News Now Investigators for records pertaining to the battery charge.
Las Vegas Metro police received 12 calls for service at the home in 2022 alone, records 8 News Now obtained Wednesday said. Most of these calls, seven, were for “family disturbances,” among others for reports of a missing person, civil matters and a suicide attempt.
Another 911 call includes a friend who asked police to check on Hussanen, saying the mother feared returning home as Bustami had allegedly threatened to kill her.