Judge Releases $150K From Trust Fund To Bali Murder SuspectA 19-year-old Chicago woman facing murder charges in the death of her mother in Bali has been given access to more than $150,000 from her mother’s estate to pay her legal expenses in Indonesia.
Judge: Chicago Woman Has Right To Trust Fund For Bali Murder DefenseHeather Mack, who is 19 and pregnant, is accused of killing her mother — who set up the trust fund — while they were vacationing at a luxury resort in Bali last year. Mack is charged along with her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, who is 21.
Trio Charged With Beating Man To Get His InheritanceA man invited a friend to a north suburban home earlier this month to watch the Bears-Packers game, but instead, along with two others, gagged and beat him in a bungled abduction attempt over a windfall inheritance.
Man Pleads Guilty To Soliciting Hitman To Kill Estate ExecutorA 73-year-old man from Naperville’s far west side faces up to five years in prison, for trying to hire someone to maim or kill an estate executor he believed was withholding a $100,000 inheritance from him.