Alabama

$750,000 bond for woman accused in Florida, Alabama killings

  • A man suspected in the killings of three women is dead after a standoff Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, with police at a Georgia motel, and a female suspect has been arrested, a U.S. Marshals Service spokesman said. William "Billy" Boyette, 44, was dead after the standoff in West Point, Ga., and authorities had taken 37-year-old Mary Rice into custody, U.S. Marshals Service spokesman Jim Joyner said in an email. The pair had holed up inside a room at the motel. (Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News via AP)

    A man suspected in the killings of three women is dead after a standoff Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, with police at a Georgia motel, and a female suspect has been arrested, a U.S. Marshals Service spokesman said. William "Billy" Boyette, 44, was dead after the standoff in West Point, Ga., and authorities had taken 37-year-old Mary Rice into custody, U.S. Marshals Service spokesman Jim Joyner said in an email. The pair had holed up inside a room at the motel. (Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this arrest photo made available by the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Fla., shows William "Billy" Boyette, under arrest in June 2015. Authorities in Alabama issued capital murder warrants Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, as the search continued across two states for Boyette and Mary Rice. They are wanted in the deaths of three women and the attempted killing of another. (Escambia County Sheriff's Office via AP)

    In this arrest photo made available by the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Fla., shows William "Billy" Boyette, under arrest in June 2015. Authorities in Alabama issued capital murder warrants Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, as the search continued across two states for Boyette and Mary Rice. They are wanted in the deaths of three women and the attempted killing of another. (Escambia County Sheriff's Office via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • A man suspected in the killings of three women is dead after a standoff Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, with police at a Georgia motel, and a female suspect has been arrested, a U.S. Marshals Service spokesman said. William "Billy" Boyette, 44, was dead after the standoff in West Point, Ga., and authorities had taken 37-year-old Mary Rice into custody, U.S. Marshals Service spokesman Jim Joyner said in an email. The pair had holed up inside a room at the motel. (Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News via AP)

    A man suspected in the killings of three women is dead after a standoff Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, with police at a Georgia motel, and a female suspect has been arrested, a U.S. Marshals Service spokesman said. William "Billy" Boyette, 44, was dead after the standoff in West Point, Ga., and authorities had taken 37-year-old Mary Rice into custody, U.S. Marshals Service spokesman Jim Joyner said in an email. The pair had holed up inside a room at the motel. (Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Bond has been set at $750,000 in Florida for a woman who faces multiple charges in the deaths of four women in a bloody rampage across three states.

Mary Rice made her first court appearance via video Thursday afternoon in Santa Rosa County, where she's charged with accessory after the fact to first-degree murder. The 37-year-old woman was extradited from Georgia to Florida Wednesday.

She also faces murder charges in neighboring Escambia County, Florida, and Baldwin County, Alabama. If she meets her bond, she'll be immediately arrested on the Escambia charge.

Rice was arrested at a West Point, Georgia, motel Tuesday following a police standoff that ended with another suspect, 44-year-old William "Billy" Boyette, fatally shooting himself.

Rice and Boyette are suspected in all four slayings.