Bali murder suspect Heather Mack appoints new lawyer

A police officer escorts suspect  Heather Mack, 19, center, during an investigation at a police office in Nusa Dua on Indonesian resort island of Bali on August 13, 2014. SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images
A police officer escorts suspect Heather Mack, 19, center, during an investigation at a police office in Nusa Dua on Indonesian resort island of Bali on August 13, 2014. SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images

The 19-year-old former Oak Park resident being held in Bali in connection with her mother’s murder has appointed a new lawyer. According to Reuters:

Heather Mack, 19, was scheduled to be questioned by police this week when she would be advised by a new lawyer, Haposan Sihombing, her current legal representative, told Reuters.

“We received a letter from (Chicago-based attorney) Michael Elkin…to appoint an Indonesian lawyer by the name of Raja Nasution,” Sihombing said. He did not elaborate.

[Read more at Reuters]

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