CHAPLIN, Conn. (WTNH) — The suspect in a Chaplin homicide has been arrested in New Hampshire, according to state police.

Troopers had been searching for 46-year-old Matthew Candler, who investigators initially described as a person of interest in the death of Jeffrey Rawson, 51.

Police responded to a home on Miller Road in Chaplin around 6:15 a.m. Sunday for the report of an assault and found Rawson dead.

On Tuesday afternoon, Connecticut State Police said the Seabrook, New Hampshire Police Department, with assistance from the New Hampshire State Police, located Candler in Seabrook. He was taken into custody on the strength of an extraditable felony warrant out of Connecticut.

State police said a detailed press release will be released at a later time.

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