Bali Suitcase Murder: Heather Mack Hospitalized After Vomiting Blood in Indonesian Prison
04/07/2016 AT 03:30 PM EDT
Mack became ill on Wednesday, though the total amount of lost blood "is unknown," her attorney, Michael D. Elkin, said in a statement.
She was taken to the hospital to discover the source of the internal bleeding, he said: "We imagine that the scare shall be nothing more than just a scare."
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Mack and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, were convicted of premeditated murder in the August 2014 slaying of her mother, Sheila von Weise-Mack, 62, whose body was discovered stuffed inside a suitcase.
Mack was sentenced in April 2015 to 10 years and Schaefer was handed an 18-year prison sentence after Mack's defense attorney said Schaefer killed von Wiese-Mack following an argument over Heather's pregnancy while Mack hid in the bathroom of their hotel suite.
A month before sentencing, Mack gave birth to daughter Stella, who has remained in the cell with her, per the custom at Bali's Kerobokan Prison.