for immediate release 
May 17, 2005 

N E W S   R E L E A S E  

        Surveillance photos released yesterday from a local Niceville store resembling murder suspect, Ben Lee Metcalf have confirmed to be another individual.  The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office investigators are currently pursuing other leads.  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 (2/28/64) 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 1-88-654-TIPS.  More information will be released as time and the investigation permits.


for more information contact Catherine Dokey, Public Information Officer

(850) 651-7153