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Police: NH Man Wanted For Killing Parents May Be In Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man who is wanted for killing his parents, setting their house on fire and also on child pornography charges in New Hampshire is believed to be in the Tampa Bay area.

St. Petersburg police and the U.S. Marshals Service on Tuesday said that Matthew Thomas Dion has been in the St. Petersburg area since late March and was last seen on Sept. 6.

Read: U.S. Marshals flier on Matthew Dion (.pdf)

Officials say that's when he stole a silver 2013 Hyundai Elantra, with the Florida tag of G673WH.

New Hampshire officials say 71-year-old Robert Dion and 67-year-old Constance Dion were strangled with a wire on March 19.

Their bodies were found in their burning home.

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The couple was strangled five days before firefighters found their bodies in their burning home in Manchester. (Photo by Karen Twomey-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

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