Composer’s daughter is jailed for mother’s murdermain
Heather Mack and Tommy Schaefer, of the Chicago area, were sentenced today in Bali for the murder of Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found in an abandoned suitcase in August last year.
Schaefer, 21, got 18 years. Heather Mack, 19, went down for 10.
The victim, Sheila von Wiese Mack, 62, was the widow of James Mack, a prolific Chicago composer and conductor. She was previously an aide to Senator Ted Kennedy.
Read Reuters’ trial report here.