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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Woman arrested on two counts of Murder of her two children in Mitchell, Indiana

Updated: Sep 30, 2023

MITCHELL - SEPTEMBER 26, 2023 - The Indiana State Police was contacted to lead the death investigation of two children at 1211 Brooks Street in Mitchell Tuesday afternoon.

At 4:16 pm Lawrence County County 9-1-1 Central Dispatch received the call reporting the killing of two children a male age 3, and a female child age 1.

Brittany Medina, 33 has been arrested for their murder.

The bodies of the children was transported from the scene to the Lawrence County morgue where the autopsies are scheduled to be performed.

The Mitchell Police Department, Mitchell Fire Department and IU Lifeline Ambulance responded initially to the call.

Brook Street between 12th and 13th streets and 13th Street from Brook and West Oak Streets was closed for several hours as crime scene tape was lined around the residence.

Lawrence County Prosecutor Sam Arp II and Lawrence County death investigator Robert Herr arrived at the scene to assist Mitchell Police Department in the initial investigation. The Indiana State Police was then asked to take over the investigation.

The Indiana State Police Crime Scene investigators arrived just before 6:00 pm to process the scene.

This remains to be an active investigation.

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