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Riess Extradited to Florida

April 26, 2018 03:50 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- A Blooming Prairie woman accused in two murders in two states has been extradited to Florida.

According to  Chief Deputy Guy Reyna, Jr., with the Cameron County Sheriff's Office, Riess was picked up by Florida on Thursday at 3 a.m.

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Riess is charged in Florida with second-degree murder, larceny, grand theft of a motor vehicle and criminal use of personal identification information.  According to the Lee County clerk of courts, a date has not been set for her first court appearance 

Investigators say Riess killed 59-year-old Pamela Hutchinson in order to steal her identity and her car, which she used to flee to Texas.

Prosecutors in Dodge County are awaiting forensic evidence to be returned to the state before filing murder charges against Riess for the death of her husband David, according to Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose.

 

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