Video shows "cold-blooded murderer" talking to her future victim, police say Wanted: This gambling grandmother who impersonated a look-alike — then killed her, police say Woman on the run after allegedly killing husband, doppelganger in multi-state crime spree Nationwide search is on for a Minnesota woman charged with murder in two states 'This town wants answers:' Blooming Prairie reacts to a neighbor turned alleged killer

Video shows "cold-blooded murderer" talking to her future victim, police say

Fugitive wanted in connection with her husband's death is now charged with killing a Florida woman who resembled her

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 . . .

Wanted: This gambling grandmother who impersonated a look-alike — then killed her, police say

Lois Riess “looks like anyone’s mother or grandmother,” a Florida sheriff's official said. “And yet she is calculated, she’s targeted and she's an absolute coldblooded killer."

The couple were regulars for lunch at the local Servicemen’s Club, nearly 100 miles south of Minneapolis. According to the Star Tribune, another surveillance camera photographed Riess at Hutchinson’s condo in the same city. Your subscription supports journalism that matters. Advertisement Now a nationwide search is on for 56-year-old Lois Ann Riess, who is wanted on murder charges in both states and has been seen in Iowa, Texas, Louisiana and Florida.

Day-care provider or gambling addict? Minnesota flood warnings include Mississippi River in St. Lois Riess is believed to be driving Pamela Hutchinson's white Acura TL, police said. Marshal's service is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to Riess's arrest.  However law enforcement says Riess may be armed and dangerous and should not be approached. She had left Iowa by the time police tracked her there in late March, the Star Tribune wrote.

Woman on the run after allegedly killing husband, doppelganger in multi-state crime spree

Lois Riess, 56, is wanted for an apparent crime spree that spans 1,500 miles.

Yahoo!-ABC News Network | © 2018 ABC News Internet Ventures. On Tuesday, the U.S. But by the time Minnesota authorities drove down Interstate 35 to the casino, Riess was gone. Riess, on the run from the law for more than three weeks, may well be all those things. SUV catches fire on Hwy. In describing an April 9 search of Hutchinson's condo, he said, "Ms. Lois Riess is wanted for the murders of her husband in Minnesota last month and a woman in Fort Myers Beach last week.

They were both regulars for lunch at the local Servicemen's Club, nearly 100 miles south of Minneapolis. To her death." On April 5, the two women were recorded on surveillance camera at the Smokin' Oyster Brewery in Fort Myers, sharing a laugh. Authorities say she may have targeted Hutchinson because the two women looked alike. Concerned that David Riess had not been seen in more than a week, the Star Tribune reported, one of his business partners asked police to look for him.

Nationwide search is on for a Minnesota woman charged with murder in two states

Minnesota woman running from police after murder charges in two states

Minnesota prosecutors charged her with second-degree murder and felony theft. She’s headed for Mexico, some said. Charge: Missing SE. Lois Riess was last spotted in Texas. A national manhunt is under way for the 56-year-old grandmother , who authorities say made her way to the Corpus Christi, Texas area. She befriended this woman. David owned and operated a farm for fishing bait - Prairie Wax Worms.

Riess is still at large. Officers found him dead of gunshot wounds at the worm farm March 23, the sheriff of Dodge County told the newspaper. The dead woman’s purse had been emptied, sheriff’s investigators said. David Reiss, 54, of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, hadn't been seen in more than two weeks as of March 23, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office in Minnesota said. Advertisement "She's been spotted all over the country," Deputy U.S.

'This town wants answers:' Blooming Prairie reacts to a neighbor turned alleged killer

The Minnesota hometown of murder suspect Lois Riess can only guess what led to two killings, and residents are trying to make sense of it all.

North St. Hutchinson "was a friend to everybody," her cousin, Daniele Watts Jeffreys, told HLN's Ashleigh Banfield. "She's never met a stranger. Riess is seen entering the property and approaching the front desk.  It's unclear when the videos were recorded. The woman probably gave her some sob story,” Hutchinson’s cousin Daniele Jeffreys later told WTVR. “My cousin went out helping the world … She’s just giving to a fault.

On April 9, police found Hutchinson shot to death at her condo in the same city. Authorities say she stole Hutchinson's car, which has been seen in Louisiana and Texas. It was unclear how long he’d been dead. Her identification, credit cards and car keys were gone. When they arrived, authorities found Riess' body inside the home; he had been shot multiple times. Marshal John Kinsey told The Times on Tuesday.

Grandmother wanted in 2 murders stole thousands from look-alike victim, police say

Riess is wanted for murder and grand theft after authorities say her husband was found dead in Blooming Prarie, Minnesota on March 23rd. On April 9, police found Hutchinson shot to death at her condo in the same city. Officers did, and found him dead of gunshot wounds at the worm farm on March 23, the sheriff of Dodge County told the newspaper. Another surveillance camera photographed Riess at the building.

Lois Riess had left town by then. So was her car. His wife, 56-year-old Lois Riess, was missing. David Riess, 54, was missing for two weeks before his business partner at Prairie Wax Worm Farms in Ellendale, Minn., asked Dodge County Sheriff's deputies to check on him. The two women wound up at Hutchinson's condominium on April 5. Marshals Service came with a warning: Riess is “considered armed and dangerous, and should not be approached.

Surveillance videos show grandmother wanted in shooting deaths at two Florida hotels

It was unclear how long he'd been dead. Hutchinson's uncle told WTVR she'd been shot through the heart. All Rights Reserved. Marshals Service said . More public advisories went out, with more photos of Riess and the car she was believed to be traveling in, which was the car of the woman that police said she killed. Investigators tried to zero in on Lois Riess' location and learned she had gone to Diamond Joe's Casino in Worth County, Iowa.

Four days later, Hutchinson was found there shot to death, according to Marceno. Authorities added that Riess could be driving the car of the woman she’s accused of killing, 59-year-old Pamela Hutchinson, of Bradenton, Fla. Grandmother accused of killing her husband may also have killed a woman to steal her identity By Susannah Cullinane, CNN Updated 1358 GMT (2158 HKT) April 17, 2018 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger.

Grandmother accused of killing her husband may also have killed a woman to steal her identity

A nationwide manhunt is underway for a grandmother known as "Losing Streak Lois" to authorities, who believe she killed her husband last month in Minnesota, then killed a woman in Florida, likely in a bid to steal her identity.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. She had left Iowa by the time police tracked her there in late March, the Star Tribune wrote. The vehicle was spotted near Corpus Christi, Tex., this month, Florida authorities said at a news conference. She was spotted on camera, wearing a light blue shirt, at Smokin’ Oyster Brewery in Fort Meyers Beach, on April 5. They returned later that evening and found his body with multiple bullet holes in it.

Lee County (Fla.) Undersheriff Carmine Marceno said Monday night that Reiss “could look like anybody’s mother or grandmother. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. International Confirm U.S. Scripps TV Station Group © 2018 The E.W. Her identification, credit cards and car keys were gone. NBC News reported Riess had a gambling addiction. Her identification, credit cards and car keys were gone.

Video: Murder fugitive seen at Ocala hotel

Lee County Deputies have released new surveillance video of Lois Riess checking into an Ocala Hilton. 

However, Riess’s current whereabouts are unknown. Hutchinson's purse was left in "disarray" and all cash, credit cards and ID had been removed, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said. Lois Riess, of Blooming Prairie, Minn., is shown in an undated photo. Advertisement Hutchinson's white Acura TL was missing from the parking lot of her condominium. Late last week, Florida authorities filed murder, grand theft of a motor vehicle, and grand theft and criminal use of personal identification charges against Riess.

International Arabic Español © 2018 Cable News Network. Most Read Nation & World Stories Deputy: Man threw exercise weight, fatally striking girl, 2 'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. The search for Lois Riess was now a multistate and federal matter. She had left Iowa by the time police tracked her there in late March, the Star Tribune wrote.

A grandmother befriended a woman who looks like her, stole her ID and killed her, police say

Lois Riess, of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, is the target of a multistate and federal search now that her husband was found dead at their worm farm and a Florida woman was killed; that woman's car was later discovered in Texas.

Riess is charged with murder in the deaths of her husband in Minnesota and a woman in Florida. Money, credit cards and identification were missing from her purse, investigators said. Lois Riess spent countless hours here in the gloom. Lois Riess Lois Riess, 56, of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, was last seen Sunday, about 50 miles from Corpus Christi, Texas, heading south on Highway 77, Deputy US Marshal John Kinsey told CNN.

Police did — 10 times. The vehicle was spotted near Corpus Christi, Texas, this month, Florida authorities announced at a news conference last Friday. State officials began to paste her photos on Facebook, urging anyone who saw her to call 911 and not go near her, as she was believed to be armed and dangerous. The search for Lois Riess was now a multistate and federal matter. George H.W. There, they said, she met a woman named Pamela Hutchinson, 59, with a similar shade of light-blond hair. “She befriended this woman.

A Minnesota grandmother befriended a woman who looks like her, stole her ID and killed her, police say

Back in Blooming Prairie, the Riess home sits empty. She is known to have a gambling addiction and often frequents casinos, which accounts for her nickname among local police, according to the US Marshals Service . Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. They were both regulars for lunch at the local Servicemen’s Club, nearly 100 miles south of Minneapolis. This article originally appeared on washingtonpost.com.

More public advisories went out, with more photos of the grandmotherly woman and the car she was believed to be traveling in, which was now the car of the woman police think she killed. Copyright © 2018 CBS Interactive Inc. The woman probably gave her some sob story,” Hutchinson’s cousin Daniele Jeffreys later told WTVR . “My cousin went out helping the world. … She’s just giving to a fault. She was previously a reporter at the Dallas Morning News.

Before leaving Minnesota, she had transferred $10,000 from her husband's business account into his personal one, then forged his signature on three checks to pay herself $11,000, they said. Lee County prosecutors have filed charges against her for murder, grand theft of a motor vehicle and grand theft and criminal use of personal identification. The sand-colored, one-story ranch house still has Christmas lights up.

All rights reserved. Officers did, and found him dead of gunshot wounds at the worm farm on March 23, the sheriff of Dodge County told the newspaper. With her platinum blonde hair and a cherubic smile, Lois Riess looks in photos like what she is - a 56-year-old grandmother from small-town America. There, they said, she met a woman named Pamela Hutchinson, 59, with a similar shade of light-blonde hair. "She befriended this woman.