MANTORVILLE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Attorney General’s office will review the case of a woman accused of killing her husband in southern Minnesota, then fleeing to Florida and killing a woman there.

(credit: Lee County)

Lois Riess has not been charged in the fatal shooting of her husband, 54-year-old David Riess, at the couple’s home in Blooming Prairie last March. Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose says his investigators were at a “standstill” waiting for a handgun recovered from Lois Riess’ hotel room after her arrest in Texas to be released by Florida authorities for ballistic testing in Minnesota.

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Rose says testing by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension indicates the shell casings found at David Riess’ homicide matched the handgun.

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Authorities say Lois Riess went to Fort Myers, Florida, met Pamela Hutchinson while there and killed her to assume her identity. She remains jailed in Florida in Hutchinson’s death.