By: Bob Larson | Updated March 1, 2013
A Twin City woman, convicted of murdering her mother in law and concealing the homicide, was sentenced Friday to 55 years in prison. Misook Nowlin, also known as Missok Wang received 50 years for the murder and 5 years for concealing the homicide. Nowlin was convicted in December of the 2011 crime in which Linda Tyda was killed and buried in a forest preserve in Will County. Prosecutors claim Nowlin lured the 70 year old victim to Bloomington under a phony request for translation services. Nowlin claimed she acted in self defense but medical evidence indicated Tyda was strangled.