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'I cut her neck off': Hend Bustami confessed to killing her mother in chilling 911 call

Hend Bustami's mother was found dead in a Las Vegas residence early on Wednesday, October 26
Hend Bustami (Photo credit @LVMPD/Twitter)
Hend Bustami (Photo credit @LVMPD/Twitter)

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: A 28-year-old Nevada woman told a dispatcher that she had killed her mother "by cutting her neck off" in shocking 911 call. In newly released public audio obtained by Las Vegas CBS affiliate KLAS-TV, Hend Bustami is heard calmly and matter-of-factly claiming she "murdered" her mother while pleading for help. Her mother was found dead in a Las Vegas residence early on Wednesday, October 26, as per LawandCrime.

Bustami, who claimed she was arrested for being 'too good looking' at Harry Reid Airport in Las Vegas on August 31, was charged for murdering her 62-year-old mother on Thursday, October 27. Now an audio record of her call to a 911 dispatcher has been released. According to a press release, the call reached the emergency dispatch center of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department at around 2.34 am on Wednesday.


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“Do you need police, fire, or medical?” the 911 dispatcher asks in the brief audio clip. “Uh, medical,” Bustami responds, adding, “I think I killed my mommy.” The the dispatcher asked for her address and details which she gave. “Why do you think you killed your mom?” the dispatcher asks.
“Because I did. I murdered her,” the caller replies. “How did you do that?” asks the dispatcher. “I broke the table on her head and I broke it,” the caller appears to say, though some parts of the audio are difficult to decipher.

Before they discussed her mother again, the caller offered to give the dispatcher the address once again when she was asked where she was calling from, stating that she was still at her mother's house.

“Okay, what did you do to her? the dispatcher asks. “I killed her,” the caller says, maintaining a monotonous voice. “How did you kill her, you said something about a table?” the dispatcher asks. “I broke the table on her head. I broke the table on her head and I cut her neck off,” the caller responds. “And you cut what?” the dispatcher asks. “Her neck off,” the caller replies. Then the call ends.

According to the press release, when first responders arrived at the house on June Flower Drive, they discovered an adult female inside who was unresponsive and looked to have "multiple lacerations." Afaf Hussanen, 6, was declared dead at the scene by medical officials who were sent to the address. 

According to detectives with the department's Homicide Section, evidence showed that the woman "was engaged in a verbal argument with her daughter, later identified as 28-year-old Hend Bustami," just prior to her death. Bustami murdered her mother, fled from the scene and the state, authorities stated.

Bustami is currently being imprisoned in the San Bernadino County West Valley Detention Center on the accusation of fleeing justice. Her next court appearance is scheduled for November 3, Thursday, and she is awaiting extradition to Nevada, where she is expected to face open murder charges relating to the death of her mother, according to jail records.