Police in Okaloosa County, Florida, are asking for the public’s help in locating a Fort Walton Beach mother and two young daughters who were reported missing by the woman’s mother on Tuesday.
Per WALA, Rose Marie Howard, 28, and her two children, Carina Ruiz, 2, and Layla Ruiz, 4, (pictured left to right) are believed to have been last seen in the Pensacola area. Howard’s mother reportedly told police that she last talked to her daughter on video chat on March 22 and has not been able to reach her since then.
Howard is described as being 5 foot 4 inches tall, 155 pounds, and having brown hair and brown eyes, according to WJHG.
According to the Pensacola News Journal, there is evidence which suggests that the trio is still in the Pensacola area.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about Rose Marie Howard, Layla Ruiz or Carina Ruiz’s whereabouts is urged to call the Okaloosa County Sheriffs Office at 850-651-7400 or the Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.
This is a developing story. Be sure to check back with Crime Online for updates as they become available.
[Featured Image: Rose Marie Howard, Carina and Layla Ruiz/Okaloosa County Sheriffs Office]