CAPTURED: Accused murder suspect Matthew Dion arrested in Florida

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Matthew Dion, arrested June 3 in a Florida hotel room after 15 months on the run.

MANCHESTER, NH –After 15 months on the run, Matthew Dion, one of the U.S. Marshals Top 15 Fugitives was arrested June 3 in Florida, authorities announced.

Dion, 39, was being sought on both state and federal warrants out of New Hampshire for the murder of his elderly parents, arson and possession of child pornography.

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Matthew Dion

As a U.S. Marshals Top 15 Fugitive, Dion received extensive media attention.  It was due to a recent media campaign in Florida and Georgia that caused many tipsters to contact the U.S. Marshals.  Based on these tips, Dion was successfully captured Wednesday morning at a hotel in Orange Park, Florida.

A press conference is planned for 2 p.m. at the Manchester Police headquarters. We’ll bring you more details as soon as they are available.

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