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Deputies search for 2 people of interest in fatal Citra house fire

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CITRA, Fla. - Marion County deputies are searching for two people of interest in a fatal house fire in Citra.

Fire Rescue arrived at the mobile home on Northeast 18th Avenue late Wednesday afternoon.

They pulled a 40-year-old man from the home and had him transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The State Fire Marshal said the fire was suspicious and officials are now looking for Dillon Gresham, 24, and Crystal Long, 22, in connection with the case.

Officials said Gresham may be driving a stolen 1999 Olds Cutlass with the tag number 535-XQS.

They said the rear reflector is missing from the car.

Anyone with information is asked to call the the Marion County Sheriff's Office, 352-732-9111 or CrimeStoppers at 368-STOP.