Police are to reinvestigate a road accident involving a man suspected of murdering his parents.
Nic Seddon, 45, is being questioned by police after his father, Bob, and mother, Patricia, were discovered shot dead at their home in Sale, Manchester.
He was arrested at his home in Benevente Street, Seaham, County Durham on Saturday night following the discovery. Yesterday Detectives were granted a further 36 hours to question the father-of-three, giving them until around midnight tonight.
Greater Manchester Police confirmed that a fresh probe has now been launched into an incident in March, where a car, driven by Seddon, plunged into a canal in Manchester.
His parents were passengers in the vehicle. Seddon was nominated for a Pride of Britain Award after he helped rescue them.
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