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: 'I Feel Like It's Worse': Parts Of South Minneapolis Still Plagued By Needle Littering
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: COVID Vaccine For Younger Kids 'Would Be Absolute Relief' For Families With Immunocompromised Members
She’s also accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his business account.MORE NEWS: How Did Pumpkin Spice Become The Flavor Of Fall?
In Minnesota, Riess is charged with one count of felony theft. Prosecutors here are still building a case against her.