MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota woman charged with murder in Florida will be arraigned in court there today.
Lois Riess is facing first-degree murder charges in Lee County, Florida. She’s pleaded not guilty.READ MORE: One World Surgery: Twin Cities Surgeon-And-Nurse Duo Create World-Class Medical Center In Honduras
The Blooming Prairie woman is accused of killing a woman who looked like her in Fort Myers to steal her identity. That happened after she allegedly killed her husband in their Minnesota home.READ MORE: Many Restaurant Job Applicants Aren't Showing Up For Interviews
She’s also accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his business account.MORE NEWS: Memphis Man Killed By Semi In St. Paul While Walking On Highway 52
In Minnesota, Riess is charged with one count of felony theft. Prosecutors here are still building a case against her.