Sheriff: Missing woman with double homicide and murder suspect

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Mary Rice.

Rice is believed to be with William Boyette Jr., suspected in the murder of Peggy Broz and is the suspect in a double homicide in Milton.

The sheriff’s office does not know the relationship between Mary Rice and Boyette, but they are believed to be together.

Mary Rice is 5'2'' with brown hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen at the 7600 block of Kamie Court in Milton.

Rice was discovered missing when authorities used a search warrant to enter her home after they received a tip that Boyette might be there.

Rice’s family said they have not seen her since Tuesday.

Santa Rosa County Crime Stoppers is offering $5,000 award for any tips that lead to Boyette and Rice. You can remain anonymous.

Anyone with information on any of these individuals is asked to immediately contact local law enforcement.

Those who wish to remain completely anonymous are asked to contact the Santa Rosa County Crime Stoppers Program at 850-437-STOP or their website at

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