UPDATE: The Belmont County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help again.

They believe some people have information regarding the death of Tom and Angela Strussion who have not spoken to officials yet.

Officals say they can’t speak on specific persons of interest, but there were rumors of speculation of two individuals tied to a blackmail extortion scheme with Tom Strussion. During the press conference officials said the couple were not eliminated from the murder investigation but there’s not a strong presence that they had involvement in the death.

Officials say the public may have noticed unexplained injuries, a sudden departure from the area after the fire, and the possession of new personal items or money. changes in mood, lifestyle patterns or appearance, or interest or avoidance in this case.

The Sheriff’s Office said to contact them regardless of how insignificant you think the information might be.

The Belmont County Sheriff’s Department will be providing an update on the murder of Tom and Angela Strussion at 2:00 PM.

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It’s been almost a year since the Strussion’s were found dead at the scene after a house fire. Officials were called to their home around 7 AM on September 22, 2021.

No one has been arrested or charged for the murder of Tom and Angela Strussion.

A Bellaire couple pleaded guilty to extortion of Tom Strussion in January of this year and December of 2021 after they demanded a ‘considerable amount of money from Tom Stussion.