Sunday, February 23, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Blooming Prairie death ruled homicide

Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose has ruled the Friday death of a Blooming Prairie man as a homicide.

Rose identified the victim of the homicide as David Riess, 54, of Blooming Prairie. The Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner’s Office said Riess died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds. His body was discovered Friday night. 

Police continue to look for Lois Riess. She has been identified as a person of interest in the murder, Rose said.

The sheriff also released a more current photo of Riess.

Further updates will be provided as more information becomes available

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Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944


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