Complete Coverage: Lois Riess Trial

Mugshot of Lois Riess courtesy of South Padre Island Police Department.

Sheriff: Charges against Lois Riess in Minnesota man’s killing still pending

Minnesota authorities are waiting for ballistic test results before charging a woman accused of killing her husband in southern Minnesota and fleeing to Florida, where she's charged in a woman's slaying. Sheriff Scott Rose in...
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Friend of woman murdered on FMB speaks out about Lois Riess

The friend of a woman killed on Fort Myers Beach spoke out about what Lois Riess' personality must've been like to earn the trust of those she encountered. Barbara Pauls only knew 59-year-old Pamela Hutchinson,...
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Woman recounts meeting accused killer Lois Riess: ‘I thought she was a new best...

New text messages reveal accused killer Lois Riess potentially courted a third victim while on the run in Texas. Riess is accused of killing her husband in Minnesota, along with a woman who looked like...
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New documents reveal accused killer Lois Riess’ movements after leaving FMB

Accused Fort Myers Beach murder suspect Lois Riess may have set her sights on a third victim, new documents show. Riess, who is accused of killing SWFL vacationer Pamela Hutchinson in April, along with her...
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Lois Riess enters ‘not guilty’ plea on first-degree murder charges

The woman who allegedly murdered a woman on Fort Myers Beach in early April has entered a written ‘not guilty’ plea. The 56-year-old woman is facing charges of first-degree murder. Riess is accused of killing...
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Lois Riess waives appearance for arraignment on first-degree murder charges

Lois Riess did not appear in court for a scheduled arraignment hearing on Monday. A motion was filed last month to waive her appearance in court. The judge filed a new court date for July 11. MORE:...
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Lois Riess has first appearance on new first-degree murder charges

Lois Riess heard new charges in a video conference with a judge Thursday morning. Riess, who is currently being held at the Lee County jail, was indicted Wednesday afternoon for first-degree murder with a firearm, the...
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Lois Riess indicted by grand jury on first-degree murder charge

Lois Riess was indicted Wednesday afternoon for first-degree murder with a firearm, the State Attorney's Office said in a press conference. The 56-year-old woman is accused of killing her husband in Minnesota, then killing a...
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Exclusive: 911 calls reveal authorities knew Lois Riess was in FMB before Hutchinson’s murder

Brand new details are emerging in the search leading up to the arrest of homicide suspect Lois Riess. Riess is accused of killing her husband in Minnesota, then travelling to Fort Myers Beach and killing...

Next court date set for murder suspect Lois Riess

An arraignment hearing was held for Lois Riess in Lee County Tuesday. Reiss waived her right to appear for the arraignment. She was given a next court date of July 11, at 8:30 a.m....

Accused killer Lois Riess enters ‘not guilty’ plea

The woman who allegedly murdered a woman on Fort Myers Beach in early April has entered a written 'not guilty' plea. Lois Riess is also accused of murdering her husband in Minnesota before traveling to...
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Son of accused killer Lois Riess calls mother ‘a good lady’

The son of a Minnesota woman suspected of fatally shooting her husband then killing a Florida woman and stealing her identity says she is a “good lady” but “had her own demons” including a...
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Lois Riess to be held in Lee County Jail without bail

A pretrial hearing on Thursday determined accused killer Lois Riess will be held at the Lee County Jail without bail. Riess is accused of fatally shooting her husband in Minnesota then stealing his money to...
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Could mental health be used as defense for accused killer Lois Riess?

Questions are surfacing over accused killer Lois Riess' mental health status and whether or not this could change the high-profile murder trial. Riess is accused of fatally shooting her husband in Minnesota then stealing his...
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Local couple says Lois Riess ‘came to Fort Myers Beach because of us’

A new timeline of events released by investigators reveals where accused killer Lois Riess went and what she did during her time on Fort Myers Beach. Pamela Hutchinson's body was found inside a FMB hotel...
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Possible mental health issues could complicate Lois Riess murder case

Accused Fort Myers Beach killer Lois Riess, 56, was booked into the Lee County Jail Saturday night after being extradited from Texas where she was caught by federal agents. During her first court appearance Sunday...

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