Sunday, February 23, 2020

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Suspect in murder charged with taking husband's money

The suspect in last week’s murder outside of Blooming Prairie has been charged with stealing money from the victim after his death.

Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Lois Ann Riess, 56, of Blooming Prairie. She is accused of transferring and stealing money from her husband David’s business and personal bank accounts, according to a complaint filed in Dodge County District Court on Tuesday.

Lois Riess is suspected of going into a bank in Dodge County and moving around $11,000 from her husband’s business account into her personal account.

Police remain on the lookout for Lois Riess in connection with David’s death last Friday. His body was found shot to death at the Prairie Wax Worms Farm. Lois Riess has been named as a suspect in the case.

We will have more on this developing story as details become 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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