Mom accused of killing 3 sons indicted by Grand Jury, could face death penalty

Brittany Pilkington's husband, Joseph, has been arrested for sexual battery.

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (WCMH)– The Bellefontaine mom accused of killing her three sons could face the death penalty after she was indicted by a Grand Jury, Tuesday.

According to court documents, Brittany Pilkington, was indicted on three counts of aggravated murder and could face the death penalty.

Pilkington called 911 August 18 saying her baby, 3-month-old Noah, had stopped breathing.

Later investigators say she admitted to killing that child, her 4-year-old, and another 3-month-old last year.

Investigators said she did it for more attention from her husband for her and her only daughter. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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