Sacto 9-1-1
October 21, 2011
Woman arrested in death of man at Sacramento car wash

The Sacramento Police Department today announced the arrest of 21-year-old woman in connection with the death of Audie Joe Hogue, 44, whose body was found Sept. 14 at a Marysville Boulevard car wash.

Amoura Dawson, 21, was arrested Thursday night. Police said Dawson had a recent address in North Sacramento.

Investigators believe that an argument between Hogue and Dawson escalated into a physical fight, according to a Police Department news release.

Police were called to the 3600 block of Marysville Boulevard shortly after 7 a.m. Sept. 14 regarding a report that a man had been found dead in the parking lot of an abandoned car wash. They said Hogue had sustained injuries to his upper body.

Dawson was booked into Sacramento County Jail on suspicion of murder and is being held without bail.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call Crime Alert at (916) 443-4357, or text a tip to 274637. Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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