MI Hair Stylist Bashar Kallabat Found Dead In Detroit Motel Overnight Suspect In Custody

DETROIT, MI. (THECOUNT) — Bashar Kallabat, hair stylist and owner of Bashar Artiste, in Detroit, Michigan, has been identified as the victim found dead following an apparent assault early Wednesday at an 8 Mile Road motel.

Kallabat, 56, was found dead at the JZ Motel and Suites on 8 Mile Road in Detroit overnight.

According to police sources, Kallabat checked into the motel about two hours before the assault.

Sources went on to say, a 22-year-old suspect was arrested in connection to the assault.

The suspect remains in custody as of Wednesday.

The motel is located at, 14700 E 8 Mile Rd in Detroit, MI.

It’s not clear what led up to this deadly attack, reports ClickOnDetroit.

A cause or manner of death was not provided by officials.

Anyone with information is asked to please call Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.

According to Facebook, the victim was involved in several businesses, SKYrise, Bashar Artiste and Bashar Nutriments.

Kallabat also operates a popular Instagram account with over 35,000 followers.


Geo quick facts: Detroit is the largest city in the midwestern state of Michigan. Near Downtown, the neoclassical Detroit Institute of Arts is famed for the Detroit Industry Murals painted by Diego Rivera, and inspired by the city’s ties to the auto industry, giving it the nickname “Motor City.” Detroit is also the birthplace of Motown Records, whose chart-topping history is on display at their original headquarters, Hitsville U.S.A. – wikipedia.