Washington County woman charged in fire that kills 1

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on July 12, 2012 at 4:47 PM

POTOSI, Mo (KMOV.com)-- Emergency units were dispatched to 303 Mineral Street in Potosi, MO for a residential fire Wednesday just after 11 p.m. 

When fire units arrived they discovered a white male, identified as 30-year-old Dwayn Ducharme, unresponsive in the basement of the house.

Ducharme was pronounced dead on the scene.

43-year-old Amy Huff of Potosi has been arrested and charged with first degree arson, drug trafficking, five counts of possession of a chemical with the intent to manufacture a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Huff is being held in the Washington County Jail with a $250,000 cash-only bond. 

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