LEE COUNTY, Fla. – A woman accused of killing her husband at their Minnesota home before killing a woman in Florida who looked like her was booked into a Florida jail Saturday.
Lois Riess, 56, of Minnesota, was booked into the Lee County Jail at 8:15 p.m.
Riess allegedly killed her husband then fled to Lee County, where she is believed to have fatally shot a 59-year-old woman, according to a U.S. Marshals Service news release.
Investigators said they think she killed the Florida woman to assume her identity.
Riess was arrested in Texas after a nationwide manhunt.
Riess has a trial date set for May 29.