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Search is on for Suspect in Deaths of 3 in Florida, Alabama

Search is on for Suspect in Deaths of 3 in Florida, Alabama
Posted at 10:14 AM, Feb 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-06 05:39:53-05

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Florida and Alabama are searching for a man suspected of killing three people.

The sheriff's offices in Florida's Escambia and Santa Rosa counties held a joint news conference over the weekend to update the public on the search for 44-year-old William "Billy" Eugene Boyette Jr.

Boyette is a suspect in the deaths of Alicia Greer and Jacqueline Moore in Milton, Florida, and Peggy Broz in Lillian, Alabama. Investigators say 37-year-old Mary Michelle Craig Rice of Milton, Florida, is believed to have been with Boyette in Alabama. They don't know whether she is a hostage.

Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan says investigators believe Broz was killed for her vehicle, which was found near Pensacola.

Officials say there is a $10,000 reward for information leading to Boyette's arrest.

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