Dominique Fowler Allegedly Doused Victim With Gas & Tried to Burn Down House

The U.S. Marshals ask for the public's help in tracking down this fugitive, on the run since 2017.

February 20, 2019

Dominique Fowler [U.S. Marshals]

Dominique Fowler [U.S. Marshals]

By: Michelle Sigona

PORTSMOUTH, VA — On November 27, 2017 — four days after Thanksgiving — police allege that Dominique Fowler and a male cohort broke into a woman’s home and committed armed robbery.

Before leaving, Fowler reportedly poured gasoline all over the victim and attempted to burn the house down. The alleged victim’s young child was also on the premises at the time.

The U.S. Marshals report that the male involved in the incident was arrested in connection to another crime, but that Fowler has eluded justice for more than a year now. She is presently wanted on charges of attempted first-degree murder, arson, robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and assault.

Authorities believe Fowler fled to the Atlanta area where she hid out among family last year, but that it’s possible she has returned to Portsmouth.

Investigators also say Fowler frequently changes her appearance, especially by donning wigs or extensions, and that she may only go outside at night. In addition, Fowler may have her young daughter with her.

A reward of up to $1,000 has been offered for any information leading to the arrest of Dominique Fowler.


  • Weight: 175 pounds
  • Height: 5 feet, 3 inches
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Black
  • Hair: Extensions and wigs, various colors
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Current age: 32
  • Location: Portsmouth, VA
  • Has connections to Hampton Roads

If you have any information about Fowler’s whereabouts or other aspects of this case, please contact our hotline (833) 3-PURSUE, or submit a tip online.

For more on this case, watch the “Deadly Double Life” episode of In Pursuit With John Walsh on Wednesday, February 20at 10/9c on Investigation Discovery! Or catch up on ID GO.

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