Urgent manhunt underway for Connecticut murder suspect

Police believe the suspect, who is a college student, has killed one person and is possibly connected to another body found in Pennsylvania.
1:23 | 05/25/20

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Transcript for Urgent manhunt underway for Connecticut murder suspect
We move to that urgent manhunt now crossing state lines. Authorities searching for a murder suspect from Connecticut, a college student considered armed and dangerous. Police say he's now wanted in connection with two deaths. Here's ABC's erielle reshef. Reporter: Tonight, an urgent manhunt across state lines for this homicide suspect, who police say is armed and extremely dangerous. We're actively and continuously looking for this individual. Reporter: Authorities discovering this black volkswagon Jetta in New Jersey at the Pennsylvania border. The suspect, 23-year-old university of Connecticut senior Peter Manfredonia, believed to have fled Connecticut, authorities say he is wanted in connection to two deaths. This morning, police responding to a call in Willington where officials say a homeowner was held against his will. The suspect allegedly taking food, firearms and a truck, which he later abandoned. Police say he then went to the home of an acquaintance where authorities discovered a deceased male. We are investigating all the possible leads that we have. Reporter: The search for Manfredonia beginning Friday. He's suspected of attacking two men, a 62-year-old dying from his wounds. Nothing like this has ever happened, and you couldn't ask for a better family. Reporter: Tom, police say that suspect may be armed with a pistol and long guns. They say if you see him, do not approach him and call 911 immediately. Erielle reshef with that developing story tonight. Erielle, thank you.

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