Friday, April 13, 2018

Lois Riess Murder Spree Suspect

Lois Riess Murder Spree Suspect --- ===

March 26, 2018 Lois Riess Murder Spree Suspect  David Riess, 54, was discovered dead in the couple's rural Blooming Prairie Minnesota home on March 26, 2018. Authorities ruled it homicide and was looking for his wifeLois Riess  as a "person of interest". The Dodge County Sheriff's Office and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are leading the investigation; U.S. Marshals in Minnesota are aiding with the search for Lois Riess. March 28 she was charged with one count of felony theft in Dodge County District Court, and a warrant was issued for her arrest for taking $10,000 from her husband's business account, forging her husband's signature on three checks written from his personal account to herself, totaling $11,000.

April 9, 2018  car driven by Lois Riess has been found abandoned in Florida.  "U.S. Marshals Service shifted their search to Florida this week after Riess was named a person of interest in Fort Myers Beach murder Monday night" April 9 nbc2 At Marina Village Luxury Condos  Hutchinson was found dead in a bathroom in a Ft. Myers Beach condo, deemed homicide. Reiss may have been  using the name of  victim Pamela Sellers Hutchinson No connection yet revealed why she picked the victim. Usually there is some connection.

April 12, 2018 The Dodge County Sheriff's Office on Thursday evening released a statement saying 2nd degree murder charges are pending against Riess in Dodge County for her husband's murder.

April 19, 2018 - arrested in Texas after tip off with stolen Acura not far from Mexican border

Lois Riess [left], and Pamela Hutchinson [right] 1.PNG

Alternative theory: fits pattern of domestic violence murder in Minnsota which is cover story for covert long distance terrorist killing spree in Florida. Resembles the July 15th, 1997 Assasination of Stylist Gianni Versace by Andrew Cunanan who murdered at least five people, including fashion designer Gianni Versace and Chicago tycoon Lee Miglin, during a three-month period in mid-1997  with no apparent motive other than male lovers and an obsession with all things luxury, and ended in a SWAT standoff in Florida . Also looks like case of  June 1, 2016 Mainak Sarkar UCLA Shooting and Minnesota Murder who killed a professor and himself in a murder suicide in a engineering building at the campus of UCLA in Los Angeles California. after killing his wife adn driving from his home in Minnesota with 2 semiautomatic guns.


*Timeline


April 9 Authorities found Hutchinson’s body in the master bathroom of a condo she rented at Marina Village in Fort Myers Beach on April 9. According to the court documents, towel had been placed over her body and a pillow had been placed underneath. She had been shot in the chest.   A towel had been stuffed under the door to create a seal.



April 9, 2018  car driven by Lois Riess has been found abandoned in Florida.  "U.S. Marshals Service shifted their search to Florida this week after Riess was named a person of interest in Fort Myers Beach murder Monday night" April 9 nbc2 At Marina Village Luxury Condos  Hutchinson was found dead in a bathroom in a Ft. Myers Beach condo, deemed homicide. Reiss may have been  using the name of  victim Pamela Sellers Hutchinson No connection yet revealed why she picked the victim. Usually there is some connection.

April 12, 2018 The Dodge County Sheriff's Office on Thursday evening released a statement saying 2nd degree murder charges are pending against Riess in Dodge County for her husband's murder.

April 19, 2018 - arrested in Texas after tip off with stolen Acura not far from Mexican border

*Reference
  • Lois Riess | Wiki & Bio | Everipedia  https://everipedia.org/wiki/lois-riess/  Apr 13, 2018 - Lois Riess's wiki: Photos of Lois Riess released by the Lee County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office [4]​Lois Ann Riess (born February 28, 1962) was a murder fugitive​ who is a suspect in the March 2018 murder of her husband David Reiss in her hometown of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota​ 

Lois Ann Riess (born February 28, 1962) was a murder fugitive​ who is a suspect in the March 2018 murder of her husband David Reiss in her hometown of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota​ and the murder of Pamela Hutchinson in Bradenton, Florida​​ in April 2018. On April 19, 2018 she was captured by police in South Padre Island, Texas​. [2]
  • Personal Life

    Lois Riess had a gambling addiction​ and frequented casinos​. She nicknamed “Losing Streak Lois,” by local police. [14]

    Murders

    On the night of Thursday, April 19, 2018 Lois Riess was apprehended in South Padre Island, Texas​. [14]

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    Photos of Lois Riess released by the Lee County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office [4]
    Two officers with the U.S. Marshals Service​ arrested Riess at about 8:25 p.m. in South Padre Island, while she was sitting alone at a restaurant. She is suspected of fatally shooting her husband, David Reiss in March before fleeing the state and killing a Florida woman, Pamela Hutchinson to steal her identity. [15]

    The Dodge County Sheriff's Office​ in southeastern Minnesota confirmed the arrest in a tweet about 9:45 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018. [14]
    South Padre Island is a vacation destination on an isolated barrier island​ on the Gulf Coast of Texas​ near the Mexico–United States border​. [14]

    Riess has been on the run since her husband, 54-year-old David Riess, was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds at their home in Blooming Prairie on March 23. [14]

    David Riess’ body was discovered after his business partner in the Prairie Wax Worm Farm called Dodge County authorities to ask them to check on him. The partner said no one at work had seen David Riess in over two weeks. [14]

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    Photo of Lois Riess
    Officials believe Lois Riess used the same gun to kill 59-year-old Pamela Hutchinson of Bradenton, Florida​​. She was found dead on April 9, 2018 in South Florida​. [14]
    Authorities say the two women talked at a bar in Fort Myers Beach, Florida​ and that Riess killed Hutchinson to assume her identity because of their physical resemblance. [14]

    Authorities say she stole Hutchinson’s car, which had been seen in Louisiana​ and Texas​. The car was also seen in north Florida, where Riess was later believed to be staying at a hotel in Ocala, Florida​ after she was spotted by surveillance cameras​. [14]

    The U.S. Marshals Service had offered a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to Riess’ arrest. [14]

    The Marshals Service had also publicized the dragnet this week via electronic billboard​ in at least five Southwesternstates: Texas, New Mexico​, Arizona​, California​ and Nevada​. [14]
  • Lois Riess: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | Heavy.com https://heavy.com/news/2018/04/lois-riess-blooming-prairie-mn-minnesota-david/  Apr 14, 2018 - Lois Riess, a Minnesota woman whom police say is addicted to gambling, is accused of shooting her husband to death and, then, while on the run, killing a stranger in Fort Myers, Florida, in order to assume the woman's identity. Police say Riess killed the Florida woman simply because they looked alike.
  • Wikipedia: Nothing 

*Sources

Son of Fort Myers Beach homicide suspect Lois Riess calls her 'a ...
The News-Press-May 3, 2018
Authorities say Lois Riess killed her husband, David Riess, 54, at their Blooming Prairie home in March. She then headed to Fort Myers Beach in Florida where authorities say she last month shot and killed 59-year-old Pamela Hutchinson so she could assume her identity. Authorities arrested Riess at a ...
Lois Riess Still Held Without Bond, Public Defender Appointed
KSTP-May 3, 2018

Lois Riess' son speaks publicly about mom for 1st time
KMSP-TV-May 3, 2018

Lois Riess' son goes public: 'She literally snapped'
Minneapolis Star Tribune-May 3, 2018

Lois Riess' Son Says She 'Literally Snapped' Before Allegedly Killing ...
Inside Edition-May 3, 2018

Lois Riess tried to conceal Florida murder, court documents say
KMSP-TV-May 1, 2018
FORT MYERS, Fla. (KMSP) - Court documents from Lee County, Florida show how Lois Riess, the former fugitive from Minnesota arrested after nearly a month on the run for two murders, tried to conceal the murder of a woman in a Florida condo. Riess remains in the Lee County Jail, charged with ...

Authorities: How Lois Riess allegedly committed murder and what she ...
KIMT 3-May 1, 2018

Lois Riess tried to conceal slaying of Florida woman, authorities say
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press-May 1, 2018

'Losing Streak Lois' back in Florida to face charges in 'lookalike' slaying
In-Depth-Atlanta Journal Constitution-Apr 30, 2018

The moment 'Losing Streak Lois' was arrested by police weeks after ...
In-Depth-Daily Mail-Apr 30, 2018


4/20/2018
Grandmother accused of killing her husband and killing a woman to ...


Fugitive grandma Lois Riess arrested after authorities receive tip in ... CBS News FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A tip-off led to the arrest in Texas of a woman who investigators believe killed her husband in Minnesota then fled to Florida, where she fatally shot her doppelganger with the intention of assuming her identity, the U.S. Marshals Service said Friday. Two federal deputy marshals arrested Lois Riess, 56, ... Minnesota court records show that Riess was suspended as guardian for her disabled 61-year-old sister after a report that she had been transferring funds from a guardianship account to her own account, then withdrawing funds at a casino. A 2015 affidavit said thousands of dollars had been spent at Diamond Jo Casino in northern Iowa, not far from Riess' Blooming Prairie home. Riess was never charged with a crime, but was ordered to pay her sister more than $100,000.


Lois Riess, sought in the deaths of her husband and look-alike, is ... Washington Post





Fugitive Lois Riess arrested in Texas FOX 7 Austin






4/19/2018




Marshal's service says Lois Ann Riess arrested at restaurant in ... The News-Press






Authorities arrest Minnesota, Florida murder suspect Lois Riess

KTTCDodge County Sheriff Scott Rose confirmed via Twitter Thursday night that murder suspect Lois Riess is in custody after nearly a month on the run. KARE-11 reports the arrest happened at 8:25 p.m. in South Padre Island, Texas. Two female deputies arrested her without incident. Riess is accused of fatally shooting her ...







Minnesota fugitive Lois Riess captured in Texas, officials say

Monitor-MINNEAPOLIS — Lois Riess, the Minnesota grandmother with a gambling addiction, was caught Thursday night in South Texas, far from where she allegedly killed her husband and days later a look-alike victim in Florida, according to the U.S. Marshals Service and the Dodge County Sheriff's Office. Riess was arrested ...


Wanted: This gambling grandmother who impersonated a look-alike — then killed her, police say
Washington Post  With her platinum-blond hair and cherubic smile, Lois Riess looks in photos like what she is — a 56-year-old grandmother from small-town America. And that, authorities say, makes her even more dangerous. For the past three weeks, police say, Riess has led them on a nationwide pursuit — from the ...
Grandmother accused of killing her husband may also have killed a woman to steal her identity - CNN
Police: Grandmother killed husband, then killed lookalike to steal her identity - WBAL Baltimore
Nationwide manhunt after grandmother 'killed her husband then murdered her lookalike' - The Independent From Iowa, police believe, Ms Riess drove to Lee County, Florida. There, they said, she met a woman named Pamela Hutchinson, 59, with a similar shade of light-blonde hair.  “She befriended this woman. The woman probably gave her some sob story,”   5 April, the two women were recorded on surveillance camera at the Smokin’ Oyster Brewery in Fort Myers,  9 April, police found Ms Hutchinson shot to death at her condo in the same city. Another surveillance camera photographed Riess at the building.  now a multistate and federal matter.  vehicle was spotted near Corpus Christi, Texas

4/13/2018 Lois Riess named as a person of interest in Florida murder  www.communitynewscorp.com    NBC 2 also says that investigators believe Riess may be using the victim's name, Pamela Sellers Hutchinson, as an alias. The Dodge County Sheriff's Office on Thursday evening released a statement saying 2nd degree murder charges are pending against Riess in Dodge County for her husband's murder.
Murder charges pending against Blooming Prairie woman, search ... www.postbulletin.com  Riess may be using the identity of Pamela Sellers Hutchinson, but law enforcement agencies in Florida have not officially confirmed that Hutchinson was the murder victim.
April 13, 2018 Riess Sought in Connection to Minnesota, Florida Murders | KAALTV  rural Blooming Prairie woman suspected of murdering her husband is also being sought in connection to a murder in Florida. According, to ABC-affiliate WZVN, 56-year-old Lois Riess is a person of interest in a murder in Fort Myers Beach Monday night. Sources tell WZVN she ...

4/12/2018 Woman connected to Fort Myers Beach murder also accused of killing husband

NBC2 News  believe Riess is driving a stolen white 2005 Acura TL with Florida license plate  accused of taking $10,000 from her husband's business account and transferring the money into his personal account. Authorities said Lois Riess then forged her husband's signature on three checks written from his personal account to herself, totaling $11,000. Minnesota police believe Riess could be using the name Pamela Sellers Hutchinson Sources confirm that Hutchinson is the victim of this week's murder at Marina Village.. she is driving a stolen white 2005 Acura TL

Riess Sought in Connection to Minnesota, Florida Murders
 KAAL

UPDATE: Minnesota fugitive now facing a murder charge - KIMT.com


4/10/2018  Four homicides over three days for the Lee County Sheriff's Office
www.news-press.com  last six days, the number of homicides in 2018 have almost doubled, climbing from six to 11 that have taken investigators to all corners of the county. 

Search for Lois Riess turns to Florida — unofficially www.southernminn.com 4/10/2018 BLOOMING PRAIRIE — U.S. Marshals in Florida have joined the search for Lois Riess, the rural Blooming Prairie woman who is being sought as a “person of interest” in the.


Murdered man's wife continues to elude authorities www.postbulletin.com  Apr 6, 2018 - Law enforcement say she likely is driving a white 2005 Cadillac Escalade SUV withMinnesota license plate 864 LAE. The vehicle is registered to David Riess. She is ... BLOOMING PRAIRIE— Lois Riess remains elusive in more ways than one. On Tuesday, attorneys representing the interest of her sister, ...

4/12/2018 Florida officials join search for Riess | Crime & Courts | postbulletin.com  David Riess, 54, was discovered dead in the couple's rural Blooming Prairie home on March 26. Authorities have ruled ... The Dodge County Sheriff's Office and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are leading the investigation; U.S. Marshals in Minnesota are aiding with the search for Lois Riess. Riess is ... U.S. Marshals in Florida say the have joined the search for his missing wife.  The U.S. Marshals in Florida confirmed on Wednesday that they too are looking for 56-year-old Lois Riess in the Fort Myers area, after receiving a lead from Minnesota authorities earlier this week.

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Suspect in murder charged with taking money www.bloomingprairieonline.com Mar 29, 2018 - The suspect in last week's murder outside of Blooming Prairie has been charged with stealing money from the victim after his death. Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Lois AnnRiess, 56, of Blooming Prairie. She is accused of transferring and stealing money from her husband David's business ..

March 28 she was charged with one count of felony theft in Dodge County District Court, and a warrant was issued for her arrest

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Mar 27, 2018 Police searching state for Lois Riess as person of interest in husband's ... www.swnewsmedia.com  - Law enforcement officials are looking for a 56-year-old Blooming Prairie woman who is a person of interest in the murder of her husband. ... The Dodge County Sheriff's Office is conducting the investigation with assistance from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Further updates will be ...

Mar 26, 2018 Woman Sought In Husband's Homicide In Blooming Prairie « WCCO ...  find a woman they say is a person of interest in her husband's death in Blooming Prairie last Friday. The Dodge County Sheriff's Office says 56-year-old Lois Ann Riess has been identified as a person of interest in the death of ...

Mar 26, 2018 - Husband shot several times in Dodge County; wife is being sought ... star tribune  The shooting death of a man in rural Dodge County had authorities in southeasternMinnesota on the hunt Monday for the victim's 56-year-old wife and the family's Cadillac Escalade. The victim was identified late Monday as David Riess, 54, of rural Blooming Prairie, according to the Sheriff's Office and the ...