Feds: Chicago Man Helped Cousin On Indonesia Killing Via TextsA Chicago man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he advised his cousin and his cousin's girlfriend about how to kill the woman's wealthy mother at a beach resort in Indonesia, with the criminal complaint describing how he used text messages from the United States to suggest the most effective methods to kill.
Heather Mack, Tommy Schaefer Convicted Of Killing Sheila Von Wiese-Mack In BaliThe Denpasar District Court sentenced Tommy Schaefer to 18 years in prison and Heather Mack to 10 years for intentionally killing Sheila von Wiese-Mack while vacationing last August. The badly battered body was found stuffed in a suitcase inside the trunk of a taxi at the St. Regis Bali Resort.
Bali Murder Suspect Moves To Transfer Part Of Trust Fund To Baby DaughterAs a young woman from Chicago awaits a verdict from an Indonesian court in the killing of her mother, she's moving to transfer part of her $1.3 million trust fund to her newborn daughter.
Lawyers Seek Lenience For Chicago Couple In Bali Murder TrialsLawyers for an American couple on trial in Indonesia argued Tuesday that prosecutors improperly charged them with premeditated murder in the death of the woman's mother.
Bali Murder Suspect Fears Too Much Coke Causing Baby's Hair LossA Chicago woman on trial in Indonesia for killing her mother last year, and stuffing her body in a suitcase, said she fears her newborn daughter is losing her hair, because she is drinking too much Coca-Cola while nursing.
Indonesian Prosecutors Insist Murder Of Chicago Woman Was PlannedIndonesian prosecutors insisted Thursday they have shown enough evidence that an American couple deliberately plotted to kill the woman's mother while vacationing on Bali and should be found guilty of premeditated murder and sentenced to jail.
Lawyers Seek Leniency, See No Proof Chicago Couple Planned Bali MurderLawyers representing an American couple on trial in Indonesia argued Tuesday that there is no evidence of premeditated murder in her mother's death and sought light sentences if they are convicted.
Indonesia Prosecutors Not Seeking Death Penalty For Chicago CoupleIndonesian prosecutors on Tuesday sought jail sentences of 18 years for an American man and 15 years for his girlfriend if they are found guilty of murdering the woman's mother while vacationing on the resort island of Bali last year.
Chicago Couple's Murder Trial In Indonesia Delayed After Baby HospitalizedHeather Mack, 19, gave birth to a daughter, Stella, last week and returned with the baby to prison after several days' stay in the hospital. She brought the 9-day-old baby to the prison clinic on Wednesday morning when she noticed the baby's skin was yellow.
Charged With Killing Mom In Bali, Chicago Woman Gives BirthOn trial in Indonesia for allegedly killing her mother, Chicago resident Heather Mack gave birth to a baby girl on Tuesday.
Chicago Man Charged In Bali Murder Testifies Girlfriend's Mom Choked Him, Threatened BabyTommy Schaefer, 21, and Heather Mack, 19, are being tried separately by Denpasar District Court, where they are charged with premeditated murder for the death of Sheila von Wiese-Mack last August in Bali. They could face a firing squad if found guilty. The victim's badly beaten body was found in a suitcase on a taxi.
Chicago Woman Says Boyfriend Killed Mom In IndonesiaAn American woman charged with premeditated murder in the death of her mother on Indonesia's Bali island told a court Wednesday that her boyfriend killed her mother in anger after she threatened to kill their unborn baby.
Bell Boy, Police Testify At Chicago Man's Murder Trial In IndonesiaA bellboy at an Indonesian hotel testified Thursday that an American man charged with murdering his girlfriend's mother and stuffing the body into a suitcase refused any help in taking a bag to a taxi outside the hotel.
Indonesia Murder Trial To Continue For Chicago CoupleAn Indonesian court decided Monday to go ahead with the trials of an American couple charged with murdering the woman's mother while vacationing on the resort island of Bali last year.
Indonesia Prosecutor: Chicago Couple's Murder Trial Should ProceedIndonesian prosecutors said Wednesday the trial of an American couple charged with murdering the woman's mother should proceed, defending their indictment against defense arguments that it has inaccuracies and should be annulled.