For Immediate Release
|April 13, 2018||
John Kinsey, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Middle District of Florida, Fort Myers Division (239) 603-8224;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
|UPDATE: Lois Riess was Apprehended on April 20, 2018 in Texas|
|U.S. Marshals Lead Manhunt for Female Murder Suspect on a "Losing Streak"|
Myers, FL -
The U.S. Marshals are
actively seeking to apprehend a 56-year-old white female wanted for
Lois Riess is believed to have murdered Pamela Hutchinson, 59, in a Fort Myers Beach condo on or about April 5. She bears a striking resemblance to the deceased, and has stolen the victim’s driver license, credit cards and 2005 white Acura TL (FL tag Y37TAA). A murder warrant for her arrest was issued by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office.
Reiss is also a person-of-interest in the murder of her husband in Dodge County, Minnesota, in March. Dodge County authorities also have charged her with grand theft.
Dubbed by local authorities as “Losing Streak Lois,” she is known to have a gambling addiction and often frequents casinos. The fugitive investigation conducted by the U.S. Marshals has Riess’ last known whereabouts in the Corpus Christi, Texas, area in the white Acura TL.
Riess is considered armed and dangerous. If anyone has any information about this fugitive, contact your local U.S. Marshals Service office, State or Local Law Enforcement Agency or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780 TIPS (8477). All pictures are of Riess and the car she is allegedly using.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
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