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WANTED: Deputies searching for armed and dangerous suspect in Frostproof murder

Posted at 12:00 PM, Oct 01, 2019

FROSTPROOF, Fla. — Polk County deputies are actively searching for a 30-year-old man they say should be considered armed and dangerous .

According to Sheriff Grady Judd, Taiwan Blandin is wanted for a murder that occurred in Frostproof Tuesday morning.

Action Air 1 flew over an active scene near Meadow Way. Police had crime scene tape surrounding a home and detectives on the scene.

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Judd said during a news conference, Blandin threatened to commit suicide or "suicide by cop."

Judd said Blandin is also tied to an investigation in Fort Meade.

Tuesday morning, detectives obtained a Polk County Warrant for his arrest for first degree murder.

Blandin is 6 feet tall and weighs 190 lbs. He was last seen driving a 2011 dark red Chevy Cruz with Florida tag NAG K37 and tinted windows.

If you see him, call 911.

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