Murder Suspect Sighted in Niceville Val-P

The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is receiving reports of possible sightings of Ben Lee Metcalf in the Niceville area.

Surveillance photos were obtained from a store in Niceville where the possible suspect was seen riding a bicycle, entered the store and paid for items with change.

The suspect was described as being very dirty. The Criminal Investigations Division and patrol deputies are canvassing the Niceville area heavily.

Metcalf has a warrant for his arrest for an open count of murder for the murder of Lannie Wells Jones, Sr.

Metcalf is a white male with brown hair and brown eyes. Metcalf is 41 years old, five feet eleven inches tall.

Anybody with information about this investigation should contact Sgt. Ken Lapee with the Criminal Investigation Division at (850) 609-2000 or call Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 863-TIPS (863-8477), or toll-free at 1-888-654-TIPS