A 62-year-old tourist from Oak Park was found stuffed inside a suitcase at a resort in Bali, and her daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend have been arrested in connection with the death.
Sheila von Wiese-Mack, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, her 19-year-old daughter Lois Heather Mack, and her daughter’s 21-year-old boyfriend Tommy Schaefer were on vacation at the St. Regis Bali Resort in Indonesia. Four days after the start of their vacation, the mother was found dead, her body was stuffed in a suitcase.
According to authorities, surveillance cameras recorded Von Weise Mack and Schaffer arguing in the hotel lobby, The Daily Mail reported. A day later, Lois and Schaffer checked out of the hotel and took a large suitcase out to a taxi stand. The pair then went back into the hotel and snuck out through the back of the resort. After a two-hour wait, the taxi driver was instructed by hotel personnel to drive to the police station. Authorities there opened the suitcase and found Von Weise Mack’s body.
“The body was wrapped in a hotel bedsheet and tied up with duct tape,” said Inspector Djoko, according to The Daily Mail. “There were blood stains all over the sheet.”
An autopsy showed Wiese-Mack suffered several blunt force trauma injuries to her head.