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Crime, News

Sheriff’s Office: Suspect in double homicide sold car to Crestview-area resident

| Staff Reporters
Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office investigators had been searching for 47-year old Chad Ankenbrand since discovering the bodies of his estranged girlfriend, 52-year old Annastacia Merrell, and Merrell’s co-worker, 51-year old Patrick Tymoch, inside Merrell’s Bentwood Lane home Tuesday afternoon.
The suspect in a double homicide in Fort Walton Beach allegedly sold his car to a Crestview-area resident the same day. The new owner was unaware of the circumstances. Photo by OCSO


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