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Pasco County deputies have found and arrested a quadruple murder suspect and also found a four-year-old autistic boy.

Deputies were searching for both since yesterday afternoon and made the arrest around 6:00 Friday morning. The arrested suspect is 28-year-old Adam Matos. Deputies believes the boy, Ismael "Tristan" Santisteban might be Matos' biological son, but are still waiting to confirm that. For the moment they are saying Matos is the boy's fatherly figure.

Matos and Santisteban, who goes by his middle name Tristan, were found together in the same room at the Floridan Hotel in downtown Tampa. Pasco County deputies worked closely with Tampa Police, and their SWAT team, along with Pasco's SWAT team on tips that lead to them to the Floridian Hotel.

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Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco told 10 News at 6:30 a.m. the arrest had been made and he was relieved the boy was found unharmed.

"I thank God Tristan was found safe and we were able to get this murder suspect in hand cuffs quickly," said Nocco. "We had tips from all over the country from Matos' friends and family trying to help us find him and one person had told us he was in the area because he was seen alone earlier in the day."

In August Pasco County deputies had been called out to a home at 7719 Hattera Drive in Hudson on a domestic disturbance. The mother of Tristan said Matos had threatened to kill her with a knife to her neck then he left. Deputies never found Matos that day.

On Thursday deputies went to the same house for a welfare check. A sergeant there smelled something suspicious and saw suspicious things so he searched the area and found four decomposing bodies about three-quarters of a mile from the home. They were two adult men and two adult women piled on top of each other. Matos was made a suspect and deputies believed Tristan was with him.

An Amber Alert went out for Tristan. Matos has family in Pennsylvania and California. He was new to Florida. He worked part time at a local restaurant called Get Hooked Bar and Grill in Hudson as a dishwasher but was fired for not showing up when his shift started. His former boss there was surprised about his alleged behavior according to deputies.

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In August Pasco County deputies had been called out to a home at 7719 Hattera Drive in Hudson on a domestic disturbance. The mother of Tristan said Matos had threatened to kill her with a knife to her neck then he left. Deputies never found Matos that day.

On Thursday deputies went to the same house for a welfare check. A sergeant there smelled something suspicious and saw suspicious things so he searched the area and found four decomposing bodies about three-quarters of a mile from the home. They were two adult men and two adult women piled on top of each other. Matos was made a suspect and deputies believed Tristan was with him.

An Amber Alert went out for Tristan. Matos has family in Pennsylvania and California. He was new to Florida. He worked part time at a local restaurant called Get Hooked Bar and Grill in Hudson as a dishwasher but was fired for not showing up when his shift started. His former boss there was surprised about his alleged behavior according to deputies.

Sheriff Nocco said he could not confirm if Matos was armed when he was arrested.

"He was surprised when SWAT came into his room," said Sheriff Nocco. "And that was our goal, to lay low until we had everything confirmed he was in that room and the little boy was in there with him. It was a delicate and sensitive situation because we did not want to put that little's boy's life any more at risk."

Tampa Chief of Police will also be addressing 10 News in a press conference Friday morning with details from her department's active involvement.

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