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Attorney: Heather Mack Not Selling Baby

Heather Mack and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer were convicted in April of killing Sheila von Wiese-Mack last August while vacationing in Bali

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    Attorney: Heather Mack Not Selling Baby
    Heather Mack of the US waits in a cell before her first hearing trial on January 14, 2015 in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. Heather Mack and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer are accused of murdering Mack's mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found stuffed inside a suitcase in the back of a taxi outside a luxury Bali hotel in August 2014. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)

    An attorney for a Chicago woman convicted in Indonesia of killing her mother says allegations the woman is selling her baby are false.

    Heather Mack and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer were convicted in April of killing Sheila von Wiese-Mack last August while vacationing in Bali.

    Schaefer was sentenced to 18 years in prison and Mack to 10 years. Mack gave birth to the couple's daughter in March.

    The Chicago Tribune reports Schaefer's mother, Kia Walker, on Friday told a Cook County judge presiding over a trust fund case that she fears the baby is being sold for $150,000.

    Mack attorney Michael Elkin tells The Associated Press that's false and "nothing more than a smearing campaign." Elkin said earlier this week Mack may have a local family care for her.

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