March 23: David Riess, 58, is found shot to death in Blooming Prairie, Minn. Search begins for his wife and their white Cadillac SUV.
March 28: Dodge County charges Lois Riess, 56, with the theft of $11,000 from her husband’s bank account.
April 9: Body of Pamela Hutchinson is found in a condo in Fort Myers Beach, Fla. Her car, credit cards and ID are missing.
April 12: Florida authorities name Riess as the suspect in Hutchinson’s murder. Video shows the two chatting at a bar April 5. Other video shows Riess using Hutchinson’s credit card to pay for a hotel room in Ocala, Fla. She is also seen in Louisiana casinos and near Corpus Christi, Texas.
April 17: U.S. marshal’s office puts up billboards in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. Rewards totaling $6,000 are offered.
April 19: Riess is captured in South Padre Island, Texas, after a restaurant manager recognizes her from video.
April 29: Riess is ordered held without bond in Florida on charges of second-degree murder, grand theft and identify theft.