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Leesburg woman arrested for murder

Photo by Laura Williams

Photo by Laura Williams

LEESBURG, Ga. -- An admitted prostitute awaits extradition from Lee County for the brutal bludgeoning and stabbing murder of a client in Florida, said Lewis Harris, Lee County Sheriff's Office chief deputy.

"Amanda Logue, 28, of Leesburg was arrested at her husband's residence at 139 Twelve Oaks Drive by Pasco County (Fla.) Sheriff's detectives," Lewis said. "Her husband and a young child, I'm not sure of the child's age, were there."

Logue refused extradition to Florida in an appearance before a magistrate in Leesburg, Harris said. She is held without bail in the Lee County Jail, he added.

"She was arrested at her home, where she was with her husband and a child. There will have to be a governor's order to extradite her," Harris said. "It could take 30 days, but she isn't going anywhere."

Logue was arrested in connection with killing a 41-year-old man while he lay facedown on a massage table May 16 in New Port Richey, Fla., court papers stated.

"Amanda Logue the defendant, struck Dennis Abrahamsen in the head with a hand held sledge hammer then proceeded to stab him multiple times in the back, causing his death," court papers stated.

After Abrahamsen and she had sex with another couple, Logue killed him, the affidavit stated. The other couple had left before the killing, it added.

The sex party was videotaped, allowing law enforcement to identify and find Logue, authorities said.

Logue said her boyfriend, Jason Andrews, a Chicago native, had waited outside until after the party. He came in later to kill, court documents stated. Other evidence implicating the duo in the murder such as text messages was included in court affidavits.

"I'm so glad you're really committed to this take," Andrews wrote Logue via his cell phone. "Keep eyes for a knife, etc. for me!

Logue returned a message saying she wanted to have sex "after we kill him."

Investigating the killing, police reported that about $6,000 in cash, a laptop computer, a video camera, a digital camera and a Home Depot credit card were missing from the residence.

The card later turned up in Andrews's possession, the affidavit stated. He was arrested for petty theft, but no other charges have been filed, said Kevin Doll, a Pasco Sheriff's spokesman.

The case remains under investigation, Doll said. Detectives will be speaking to Andrews again, he added.