Levittown Woman Charged for Slaying Husband at Bristol Wharf
Update 3: 4:30 pm Murder suspect Sammar Khan, 40 of Levittown is being walked into Bristol Borough District Court for her arraignment on charges of one count homicide, one count of murder, and two related offenses
Here is a brief synopsis of the criminal complaint filed with the court:
The criminal complaint filed by Bristol authorities alleges Khan and the victim were down at the waterline in Bristol Lions Park when she shot and killed her husband while in the company of their young son.
Detectives with the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office and the Bristol Borough Police Department spoke to multiple witnesses who told them Khan and 38 year old Faisal Iqbal, the suspects husband and victim had been talking in the area of the coastline. Khan, they said, was speaking loudly in another language.
Shortly after, a pop sound was heard witnesses told police.
Iqbal, who had been seated, stood up and began wrestling with Khan and additional gunshots were heard, witnesses observed.
The victim while sitting on the grass was shot once and he then headed towards the parking lot, where his wife shot him several more times, court papers allege.
Witnesses told police they saw Khan shoot the victim in his head after she shot him two other times
A Smith and Wesson 9 millimeter handgun was found at the scene.
Khan told police they were at the park to discuss their relationship and it didn’t go very well, the complaint says.
Khan prior to her arrest called a “boyfriend” so he could pick up her son.
Police said in the criminal complaint said it was for sole purpose to establish probable cause alluding to the possibility there is more information and or evidence to be collected by authorities.
She is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing on July 26th, at pm.
Lower Bucks Source readers recognized the victim’s name once his name began to circulate The suspect’s victim,/husband, according to Bristol Township Police press releases, violated Protection from Abuse orders in March of 2022, and April 2022. He was arrested and jailed. Both violations occurred at the suspects home on Freedom Lane, in Levittown. Serving 26 days in Bucks County Prison.