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Youngstown fireworks company cooperates with suspected murder-suicide investigation

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TAMPA, Fla. - An executive with a Youngstown based fireworks company says a Florida man found dead inside of a burned home bought more than a dozen items from a store a few days ago.
 
William Weimer, vice president of Phantom Fireworks, said Thursday that Darrin Campbell purchased the fireworks Sunday. Campbell's father-in-law says Campbell, his wife and their two children were found dead Wednesday in a home they were renting in an exclusive Tampa neighborhood from former tennis star James Blake.
 
Neighbors told police they heard explosions coming from the home. Police think the fire was intentionally set and that an accelerant was used, but they haven't said who started the fire or why.
 
21 News has obtained surveillance video from Phantom showing what Weimer says is Campbell buying six packages of firecrackers and about that many packs of aerial fireworks. He says the fireworks could have started a fire but it would have spread slowly.

(The Associated Press contributed to this story.)
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