Sheila von Wiese-Mack

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Woman Whose Beau Stuffed Mom in Suitcase Alters Story

Heather Mack discusses the 2014 murder in series of YouTube videos

(Newser) - A Chicago woman imprisoned in Indonesia for the 2014 killing of her mother says in videos posted on YouTube that she acted alone and her boyfriend only helped her cover it up because she threatened him. In a series of three videos that were posted last week, 21-year-old Heather Mack... More »

Pair Guilty of Killing Mom, Stuffing Her in Suitcase

Bali convicts Chicago couple of battering woman's mom to death on vacation

(Newser) - An Indonesian court found an American couple guilty of premeditated murder and sentenced them to prison today in the death of the woman's mother on the resort island of Bali. The Denpasar District Court sentenced Tommy Schaefer to 18 years in prison and Heather Mack to 10 years for... More »

Teen's Beau Admits Murder of Mom Found in Suitcase

Daughter says she helped stuff mom's body, police say

(Newser) - Police say suspect Tommy Schaefer has admitted to murdering his girlfriend's mom, a month after her body was found stuffed in a bloody suitcase in Bali. Schaefer, who was arrested along with the victim's daughter, Heather Mack, confessed to killing Sheila von Wiese-Mack, 62, because "he was... More »

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