Chaplin Homicide Suspect Arrested in New Hampshire

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The suspect in a homicide in Chaplin over the weekend has been found in New Hampshire and was arrested.

Connecticut State Police said 46-year-old Matthew Candler was found at the Seabrook Inn in Seabrook, New Hampshire. He was taken into custody by Seabrook Police Department on the strength of an extraditable felony warrant out of Connecticut.

Candler is the suspect in a homicide that happened in Chaplin on Sunday.

State police are continuing the search for a man they call a person of interest after a weekend homicide in Chaplin.

Troopers were called to Miller Road around 6:10 a.m. after getting a report of an assault with life-threatening injuries. When state police arrived, they said they found a man who had died.

The victim was been identified as 51-year-old Jeffrey Rawson, of Chaplin.

On Monday, Connecticut State Police said they found Candler's vehicle in Salisbury, Massachusetts. One day later, troopers said Candler was arrested.

Connecticut State Police are searching for a person of interest and the vehicle the person is believed to be driving in connection to a homicide in Chaplin.

Authorities have not release details about what charges Candler will be facing.

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