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Killer Gambling-Addicted Granny Will Spend Rest of Life in Prison

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Apr/29/2018

Lois Reiss, 56, will likely be spending the rest of her life behind bars following a killing spree believed to be brought on by a vicious addiction to gambling. 

The killer granny remained on the run for nearly six weeks, traveling between multiple states.

“She smiles and looks like anyone’s mother or grandmother,” Lee County Florida Sheriff Carlo Marceno told NBC.

“And yet she’s calculated, she’s targeted and an absolute cold-blooded killer.”

She is accused of killing her husband and a perfect stranger. SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE

David Riess was found shot to death on March 23. One of his business partners called cops and said he hadn’t been to work in two weeks.

Before hitting the road, cops say Reiss cashed more than $10,000 in forged cheques from her morgue-bound hubby and his business.  And while in Iowa,  she spent most of the day playing blackjack at the Diamond Jo Casino. She lost thousands.

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