State requests palm, footprints from accused killer Lois Riess

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Accused killer Lois Riess appeared in court Wednesday for a case management hearing, according to the state attorney’s office.

Riess, 56, is accused of killing her husband in Minnesota, and a woman on Fort Myers Beach, according to investigators.

The state attorney’s office is requesting fingerprints, footprints and palm prints from Riess. The date for printing has not yet been set.

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Prosecutors filed an intent to seek the death penalty against Riess on July 2, according to the state attorney’s office. She waived her right to a speedy trial.

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’ next case management hearing is scheduled for Oct. 31.

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