State Attorney’s Office seeks death penalty against accused killer Lois Riess

Prosecutors filed an intent to seek the death penalty against accused killer Lois Riess, the State Attorney’s Office said Monday.

Riess is accused of killing her husband in Minnesota, and killing a woman on Fort Myers Beach, according to investigators.

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Riess was indicted on June 6 by a grand jury for charges of first degree murder with a firearm, grand theft of a motor vehicle, grand theft and criminal use of personal identification information of a deceased individual of $5,000 or more, according to the state attorney’s office.

Riess is in custody being held without bail, according to the state attorney’s office.

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