Police hunt woman accused of killing her husband, then her look-alike

19-yr-old kidnapped, confined, tortured, raped for 10 days in Delhi's Aman Vihar

19-yr-old kidnapped, confined, tortured, raped for 10 days in Delhi's Aman Vihar

Police have kicked off a nationwide search for a woman who police say killed her husband in late March and then stole the identity of another woman after killing her last week.

New surveillance video released by the Lee County Sheriff's Office show Reiss at Smokin' Oyster Brewery on Fort Myers Beach on April 5 talking to Hutchinson.

Justin Ledesma was arrested on Saturday after allegedly pointing a gun at a woman and then shooting at her feet.

With her platinum blonde hair and a cherubic smile, Lois Riess looks in photos like what she is - a 56-year-old grandmother from small-town America.

She also added that her mother-in-law was inconsolable and later took a picture without the "Pottu" admitting it was her grave sin to wear it when her husband is no more.

Authorities said Riess is considered armed and risky, warning that her killing spree may not be over.

According to Nkhotakota police deputy spokesperson Paul Malimwe, the suspected woman posed as a pregnant woman who was looking for a house to rent. Lois Reiss vanished after her husband's body was found, and her trail went cold until Pamela Hutchinson, 59, of Bradenton, Fla., was discovered dead.

Authorities said that Riess fled Florida, traveled through the Gulf States, and was believed to have been seen in Corpus Christi, Texas, but her current whereabouts are unknown.

There was no connection between Reiss and Hutchinson, but Dodge County sheriffs said Reiss' mode of operation was to befriend women before stealing their identity. He said that Reiss has a "gambling problem" and "financial problems".

Theissen, who has a tattoo on her lower back that declares "Only I can judge me", appeared to be under the influence and bleeding from the left side of her face and right hand, according to the arrest affidavit. He said that she loved to gamble and loved casinos.

Authorities said the incident is still under investigation and more charges may be pending.

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