Riess pleads not guilty in connection to her husband's death

Updated: July 07, 2020 05:36 PM
Created: July 07, 2020 12:24 PM

(ABC 6 News) - Lois Riess has pleaded not guilty for charges connected to the death of her husband, David Riess, in March of 2018 and has asked for a pretrial. 

Riess brought back to Minnesota last week and formally booked at the Steele County jail on July 3. She is being held at the Steele County Detention Center for first-degree, premeditated murder, second-degree murder without intent as well as theft. Tuesday was Riess's initial appearance in the Dodge County District Court. 


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Riess plead guilty to first-degree murder in the killing of Pamela Hutchinson in April of 2018. She received a life sentence in Florida in December of 2019.

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