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Woman arrested in fatal Fayetteville shooting

Posted August 16, 2011

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— Fayetteville police have arrested a second suspect in the shooting death of a 71-year-old man.

Amy Yarboro Collins, 35, was arrested Tuesday in the death of August Allen "Augie" Hosack, who was found inside his 1994 Ford Taurus on July 25 after bleeding to death from a gunshot wound to his leg.

Collins was being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center without bond. She faces charges of first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Another suspect in the death, Joseph “Joe” Luther Lewis, 22, was arrested on Friday.

Police are still looking for 27-year-old LaQuin "Shorty" Lamar Corbin.

Corbin is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. His last known address was the 1300 block of Powell Street in Fayetteville.

Anyone with information on where Corbin might be is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-549-7326 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.

Fayetteville police were responding to a reported suspicious vehicle in the 500 block of Orlando Street when they found Hosack dead.


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  • slappywhite Aug 16, 2011

    nice crowd

  • Rebelyell55 Aug 16, 2011

    Be nice to know if she turned herself in or did they finally find out where she was and arrested her.

  • gman007 Aug 16, 2011

    Who writes this stuff??? Geez, get an editor!!!!