MANTORVILLE — The Blooming Prairie woman charged in the murder of her husband is scheduled to make her next court appearance on Aug. 11.

Lois Riess, 62, is scheduled to appear for a pretrial hearing before Judge Jodi Williamson on Aug. 11.

Riess pleaded not guilty in Dodge County District Court on July 7 to charges of first-degree and second-degree murder. Riess’ husband, David Riess, was found shot to death in the couple’s Blooming Prairie home in March 2018. Lois Riess is also charged with a felony count of theft. She is being held at the Steele County Jail.

After her husband's murder, Riess led authorities on a four-week, nationwide manhunt that went through Fort Myers Beach, Fla. — where she was accused of a second murder — before ending with her arrest in South Padre Island, Texas.

Extradition paperwork was filed with a Florida court in March to have Riess returned to Minnesota to answer to the charges here. She was listed in custody at the Steele County Jail on July 3.

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Riess is serving a life sentence in Florida for the murder of Pamela Hutchinson. Hutchinson, 59, of Bradenton, Fla., was found shot to death in a Fort Myers Beach condo on April 9, 2018.

In Lee County Court in Florida, Riess pleaded guilty in December 2019 to 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.