SAN DIEGO – Police are questioning two people considered persons of interest in the murder of a Houston businessman the San Diego, according a report by the San Diego Tribune.
Detectives found Adam Gouy and a woman he was with sleeping in a van in a Costco parking lot in San Diego.
Oddly, a mannequin with red lips wearing a baseball cap was found strapped into the front seat of their van.
San Diego detectives learned the two were wanted for questioning in Houston after running the Texas plates on the van.
Detectives with the Houston Police Department had been looking for them after 44-year-old Samuel Luke Delaschott was found shot to death in his car outside a Burger King in the Montrose area in July.
Delaschott worked in the oil and gas business and was on his way back from a time share on Lake Conroe.
Police believe he stopped at the St. James Cabaret in the 500 block of Rankin Road and was alone.
After the club closed, police said that he drove to the back of the Montrose Burger King parking lot.
In grainy surveillance video, one person can be seen approaching his Jeep after it sat there for about 15 minutes.
Moments later, three people ran from the vehicle.
Police said Delaschott died from an apparent gunshot wound to the head.
San Diego police said the two will be transferred to HPD custody.The identity of the female person of interest has not been released.
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