UPDATE: Man apologizes to police after longtime girlfriend found dead

UPDATE FEB. 20: A man told police he was sorry after he allegedly killed his longtime girlfriend, according to his arrest report.

When Willie Bain called 911, police said he could be heard saying that he had beat his wife, identified as Crystal Felipe, and he didn't know whether she was alive. Despite calling the woman his wife, they were not married. When the 911 operator asked where he hit her, he told the operator in the head with a hammer. 

Police later found the woman in the SUV with severe head injuries and she was beyond resuscitation. In the vehicle, pieces of a ceramic object were discovered along with a bloody hammer. 

After Bain was taken into custody, he immediately said, "I'm sorry" to the officer who met him. He later told police, "I couldn't handle it, it was too much, I couldn't control myself, I just cracked." He said he didn't know he had hit her so many times. 

Bain also told police that his girlfriend of 11 years had been seeing someone else.

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Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officials say a man, identified as 42-year-old Willie Bain, has confessed to killing his wife and leaving her body in a vehicle at the Fiesta Henderson.

They say that the man called police dispatch at 11:22 p.m. Saturday, saying that he had hurt the woman. 

Arriving officers took the man into custody and confirmed the body was inside the vehicle. 

Officials say the domestic violence-related incident began at a home located on the 800 block of Patagonia Ridge Drive, near East Cactus Avenue and South Maryland Parkway. 

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According to police, family members say they received a troublesome call from the man earlier and went to the residence to check on the couple. 

Family told police that they discovered blood in the garage and that the car missing. 

They also found the couple's three children safe and unharmed. 

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The children have been placed in the custody of family members. 

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police homicide detectives are investigating the case. 

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