Death Row Information
|Date of Birth||12/11/1969|
|Age (when Received)||31|
|Education Level (Highest Grade Completed)||10|
|Date of Offense||1/18/1998|
|Age (at the time of Offense)||28|
|Height (in Feet and Inches)||5′ 7″|
|Weight (in Pounds)||264|
Prior Prison Record
North Carolina Department of Corrections on a one year sentence for Forgery, confined 6 months, released on parole; #503412 on a 5 year sentence from Wharton County for one count of Burglary of a Building, released on parole to Dallas County; returned from parole with a four year sentence for one count of possession of a prohibited weapon, released on parole on 2/16/1991.
Summary of Incident
On 1/18/1998, Bustamante gave a 27 year old Hispanic male a ride. Then he stabbed him 10 times with a knife, resulting in the victim's death. Bustamante committed the offenses along with three other co-defendants.
Race and Gender of Victim