(Orange, Texas)

August 28, 2013

Man arrested for murder

Special to The Leader
The Orange Leader

ORANGE — On Monday, August 26, 2013, at 11:51 pm, the Orange Police Department responded to a report of a car fire at the dead end of Adams Street (700 block).  Upon arrival officers discovered a 2008 Chevrolet Impala on fire.  An officer discovered an unresponsive subject in the front seat of the vehicle and removed him, and the Orange Fire Department extinguished the flames.  The subject was transported to Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital Orange where he was pronounced dead on arrival.  


Subsequent investigation revealed the victim died of a gunshot wound.  He was identified as Dominique Marquis Janise, 19 years of age, from Orange.


On Tuesday, August 27, 2013, Detectives from the Orange Police Department identified a suspect and obtained a Murder arrest warrant for RASHAWN DEWAYNE MORRIS 09/25/1995 .  The warrant was signed by Justice of the Peace Pct. 1, Judge David Peck.  At approximately 11:30pm the suspect was arrested and placed in the Orange County Jail.