Suspect Convictions host Scott Reeder receives a rare letter from Misook regarding Bart’s case

What is fascinating about this letter is that Misook purports that the time in which she had a “supposed” alibi (meaning supported by one of her best Korean born best friends Susi Kaiser, last reported living in Las Vegas) was between 10 pm and 11 pm.  A time that Barton has long maintained his daughter … Read more

Misook Nowlin featured on “Snapped” and “Deadly Women” on Oxygen Network

The true crime saga of Misook Nowlin, former girlfriend of Barton McNeil, has aired on several television shows.  A new show series called “Behind Bars” will be airing a new piece on Misook Nowlin now serving her 55-year sentence during the 2nd Quarter of 2021.  Misook has agreed to be interviewed on camera for this … Read more

FBI and Justice Department admits flawed testimony in hair microscopic examinations

WEBSITE AUTHOR COMMENT:  The prosecution of Barton McNeil used hair microscopy to convict Bart.  Five individual long strands of hair were found clasped in the hands of Christina McNeil when her lifeless body was found.  The hairs being found after paramedics and police were summoned.  It was Barton’s former wife and mother of Christina McNeil, … Read more

2014 August 28 News Article – McNeil Family Celebrates Small Victory With DNA Approval

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD BLOOMINGTON – A team, working to free a Bloomington man serving a long prison sentence for the alleged murder of his daughter is celebrating a small victory. Earlier this month, the Illinois Innocence Project held a hearing in McLean County to bring new evidence into play for Barton McNeil. At the hearing, … Read more

2014 August 1 News Article – McNeil Defense Pushes For New DNA Testing

McNeil Defense Pushes For New DNA Testing 08/01/2014 10:25 PM BLOOMINGTON – About 15 years ago, Bloomington resident Barton McNeil was convicted of murdering his three-year-old daughter in June of 1998, but all along he’s maintained his innocence. A defense asked a judge to consider some new evidence that they believe could make McNeil a … Read more

2014 August 2 News Article – Inmate argues for DNA tests to clear murder charges

August 02, 2014 7:00 am • Edith Brady-Lunny eblunny@pantagraph.com Bart McNeil waves to family and friends as he attends a hearing to answer his request for DNA testing of evidence collected from the scene of his daughter Christina’s murder in 1999. BLOOMINGTON — Lawyers for a man serving life in prison for the 1998 death … Read more

2014 July 31 News Article – Convicted Child Killer Maintains Innocence

Convicted child killer maintains innocence, says new evidence could prove ex-girlfriend guilty By WEEK Reporter July 31, 2014 Updated Aug 1, 2014 at 10:49 AM CDT MENARD, Ill. –June of 1999 Bloomington man Barton McNeil was convicted of killing his 3-year-old daughter Christina McNeil. For years McNeil firmly believed his ex-girlfriend Misook Nowlin committed the … Read more

911 Emergency Phone Calls Transcript from Bart McNeil Case. Listening Discretion Advised

9-1-1 PHONE CALLS The following is a gripping and emotional phone call recordings and transcripts of the various phone calls beginning with Bart’s 7:40 a.m. phone call to 9-1-1 as soon as he discovered his daughter’s lifeless body in her bed when trying to awaken her for daycare.  LISTENING DISCRETION IS ADVISED AS THESE ACTUAL … Read more

2014 February 26 News Article – State agrees to some DNA testing in 1998 murder case

February 26, 2014 4:45 pm  • Edith Brady-Lunny BLOOMINGTON — Lawyers for a Bloomington man convicted in 1999 of killing his daughter said Wednesday they will expand their request for DNA testing of evidence they believe will point to the child’s real killer: a woman serving 55 years for killing her mother-in-law in 2012. Barton McNeil is serving 100 years for … Read more