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Pair charged with suitcase murder of US woman in Bali

The daughter of an American woman found stuffed in a suitcase in the boot of a taxi in Bali has been charged with her murder.

Heather Mack was arrested six miles from the resort where her mother's body was found. Credit: Reuters

Heather Mack, 19, was charged with killing Sheila von Wiese-Mack, 62, along with her 21-year-old boyfriend Tommy Schaefer.

CCTV shows Mr Schaefer arguing with Mrs von Wiese-Mack in the lobby of the five-star St Regis Bali Resort on Monday.

Tommy Schaefer covers his face as he is arrested. Credit: Reuters

Forensic experts said there were signs of violence on the body indicating the woman fought before she died.

The family, from Chicago, had only arrived at the resort last weekend.