FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. -- Newly released surveillance video shows a woman in a Florida bar smiling and talking with a fellow patron whom police say she later killed so she could steal her identity. And that, authorities say, makes her even more dangerous. To her death.” On April 5, the two women were recorded on a surveillance camera at the Smokin Oyster Brewery in Fort Myers, Fla., sharing a laugh.
It would take another three weeks, and another killing more than 1,500 miles away in Florida, before she was officially named as a suspect. Advertisement An avid gambler known to friends as "Losing Streak Lois," Riess drove to the Diamond Jo Casino in Northwood, Iowa, which is about 40 minutes from her home. BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MINN. — Most everyone in this southern Minnesota prairie town of 2,000 people is talking about Lois Riess.
Hutchinson was targeted by the suspect due to the similarities in their appearance," Marceno said Friday during a news conference. Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. Lois Riess had left town by then. And that, authorities say, makes her even more dangerous. The woman probably gave her some sob story," Hutchinson's cousin Daniele Jeffreys later told WTVR. "My cousin went out helping the world . . .