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

2012 March News Article – Illinois Innocence Project Takes 1998 Barton McNeil Murder Case

By: Ryan Denham  |  Yesterday Barton McNeil, left, and Misook Wang. (Photos courtesy of the Illinois Department of Corrections and McLean County sheriff’s department) SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Innocence Project is taking on a 1998 Bloomington homicide, hoping to exonerate convicted murderer Barton McNeil and expecting to get some help from new DNA evidence testing. … Read more

2011 September 14 News Article – Misook Wang murdered mother-in-law, buried body in state park

A Bloomington woman is charged with three counts of murder and one count of concealment of a homicidal death of her mother-in-law.Misook Wang, 45, appeared in McLean County Court Tuesday afternoon and remains in McLean County Jail in lieu of posting $100,000.She is accused of strangling Wenlan Linda Tyda, 70, of Crest Hill in a … 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