Husband of woman accused of killing 3 sons is charged with sexual battery

Joseph Pilkington

LOGAN CO., Ohio (WCMH)– The husband of Brittany Pilkington, the mother accused of killing her three sons in Bellefontaine, has been charged with sexual battery.

According to the Logan County Prosecutor, Joseph Pilkington faces sexual battery charges because he impregnated Brittany when she was 17 years old.

Joseph was picked up in Pataskala and is currently in the Licking County Jail.

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

Brittany has been accused of killing the couple’s three young sons in just over a year time period, and police said she confessed to the murders.

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