Transcript for Police searching for grandmother who allegedly killed her husband and another person
A nationwide. Search for the woman at the center of a story that sounds like something out of a crime novel authorities Saint Louis Reese killed a woman who resembled her. In order to assume her identity she is also suspected. That's killing her own husband and ABC's Terry a rash of his on the story aerial good morning. Good morning Dan Paula authorities tell me they're now trying to figure out why a grandmother with no prior criminal record turned into an alleged cold blooded killer. This morning officials warning she is believed to be armed. At extremely dangerous. This morning this Minnesota grandmother the subject of an urge nationwide manhunt and the suspect in two murders more than 17100. Miles apart. Police say 56 year old Lois reached shot her husband David and their rural Minnesota home in March then took off and their white Cadillac Escalade. Soon after spotted at an Iowa casino. US marshals joining the search as Vries allegedly drove to Fort Myers, Florida. Authorities say she befriended 59 year old Pamela Hutchinson a stranger bearing a similar physical appearance before shooting her to death. Authorities releasing these surveillance images that they say show wreath leading hutch and since motel. Investigators claim they found the victim's purse in disarray. Cash credit cards ID's missing. Her white Acura sedan stolen. Recent smaller operation is befriended women who resemble our and steal their identity. Officials connecting the crying its. Believe the same. Firearm was used in bowl beat Minnesota and Florida homicide. That's stolen car police believe Reese may be driving last seen a one week ago in Corpus Christi, Texas. Just three miles from Mexico Border Patrol now on alert. She knows that what she's doing is not gonna last very long though which is at a very self destructive course. Authorities tell me so far reason doesn't appear to across the border into Mexico they say she could be anywhere and investigators tell me they're concerned she could do this again. Yes some bizarre story actually is a worrying because they say she could do it again highly troubling they say maybe she was going for financial troubles gambling problems but nothing. To point extraction aerial thank you very much for later hit it.
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