McKeithen has identified a suspect as Derrick Ray Thompson, 41, who is also a person of interest in a double homicide in Santa Rosa County over the weekend. Thompson is 5-feet-6 and weighs 225 pounds.
The Sheriff said that Thompson could be driving Johnson's silver Toyota pickup truck, with a tag of VY-105. Anyone that comes in contact with Thompson should immediately call 9-1-1 or Crimestoppers at 785-TIPS.
Santa Rosa County deputies have been searching for Thompson in connection to a double homicide of a married couple found shot inside their residence in Milton. According to their release, his last known location was Bay County on Sunday. In addition to being a suspect in the double homicide in Santa Rosa County, Thompson is wanted on burglary, grand theft and fraud charges in Santa Rosa County.