Grandma wanted for several murders spotted on video at Florida hotel: police

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Authorities say a Minnesota woman suspected of killing her husband was spotted in north Florida shortly after killing a woman and stealing her identity in southwest Florida.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office released surveillance video to news outlets this week of 56-year-old Lois Riess at a Hilton Hotel in Ocala.

Riess has been on the run since her husband, 54-year-old David Riess, was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds at their home in Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, on March 23.

Officials believe she used the same gun to kill 59-year-old Pamela Hutchinson. She was found dead April 9 at a Fort Myers Beach timeshare. Authorities say the two women talked at a bar April 5, and Riess killed Hutchinson to assume her identity.

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