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U.S. couple face charges in death

Published: Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 5:30 p.m. CDT
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Indonesian police officers escort Tommy Schaefer, covering his face, to a hospital for a medical check Friday. The body of a 62-year-old American woman, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, was found stuffed inside a suitcase on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, and authorities on Wednesday arrested her daughter, Heather Mack, and her daughter's boyfriend, Schaefer, in relation to the death, police said.

BALI, Indonesia – Indonesian police charged an American couple with murder Friday after the body of the woman’s 62-year-old mother was found stuffed in a suitcase on the resort island of Bali.

Heather Mack, 19, and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer, 21, both from Chicago, were arrested Wednesday in Bali’s Kuta area, a day after the body of Sheila von Wiese-Mack was found.

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