Misook Fails Polygraph Exam that asks 4 key questions regarding the evening of the murder

If you were to listen to Bloomington Police Detectives and McLean County Prosecutors involved in Barton’s case, they will say that Misook was never really considered a suspect. In fact just a few weeks after the murder, the lead detective on the case, Detective Larry Shepherd, testified to the Grand Jury that he had already … Read more

Bloomington Police Detectives remove victim’s window screen with the screen falling out of its frame due to gravity itself

Most, if not all, of Detective and Prosecutor’s belief in Barton’s guilt was due to their witnessing old cobwebs in the corners of the screen in which Barton claimed Misook Nowlin must have entered the bedroom in order to murder his daughter Christina.  Detectives even went so far as to testify under oath during Barton’s … Read more

Scott Reeder’s Award Winning “Suspect Convictions” PodCast series on McNeil case

GLT is partnering with the popular true crime podcast Suspect Convictions to explore the 1998 murder of 3-year-old Bloomington girl Christina McNeil. Her father, Barton McNeil, was convicted of the crime but says his ex-girlfriend was the real killer—the same woman who 13 years later was convicted in a second McLean County murder. Suspect Convictions is produced … Read more

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

2011 September 11 News Article – Woman allegedly killed mother-in-law, buried body

ABC NEWS CHANNEL 7  |  WLS TV Chicago Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Misook Wang, 45, is charged in the death of her mother-in-law, whose body was found in a state park. September 14, 2011 (WLS) — Misook Wang, 45, is charged in the death of her mother-in-law, whose body was found in a state park. The body … Read more

2011 October 21 – Prison yard phone call from Barton to talk radio station WJBC reignites interest in his wrongful conviction claims and brings extended family to his aid LISTEN TO CALL

Twelve years after being wrongfully convicted of the murder of his 3-year old daughter, and residing in Maximum Security Prison Menard in western Illinois along the banks of the Mississippi, Barton learns from a fellow inmate the astounding news that his former girlfriend Misook Nowlin, with whom Bart had always maintained since the very beginning … Read more

1998 August 22 News Article – Father accused of murder shows girl’s photo to court

WEBSITE AUTHOR’S COMMENT: Thank you for your interest such that you have made it to this page. This is the first printed news article we have as Barton’s plight begins. By now you should know that Barton is the one who summoned police to return. Barton immediately identified Misook as the likely murderess of his … Read more

1998 June 17 – Misook Nowlin Transcript of Videotaped Police Interview

Bloomington Police Department Interview Note to readers:  The following is an actual transcript of the only videotaped interview between Misook Nowlin and Detective Wikoff of the Bloomington Police Department Detective.  A Police Narrative was written that is a summary of the conversation and if one were to compare the official Police Narrative of this interview, … Read more

1997 August 20 – Misook Nowlin charged with Domestic Battery against Barton and 2-year old Christina McNeil

This is the Initial Case Report whereupon Misook Nowlin was arrested in 1997, a full year before the murder of Christina McNeil, in a domestic assault case perpetrated by Misook against none other than her then-boyfriend Barton McNeil and his then two-year old daughter Christina McNeil. Police were summoned to their second floor apartment after … Read more