Brittany Pilkington

Mother charged with killing her three children has hearing today, trial date set

A mother who is accused of killing her three children has a trial date set, and there is a hearing today in the case.

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Brittany Pilkington is charged with three counts of aggravated murder in Logan County Common Pleas Court. She is accused of killing infant Niall in July 2014, 4-year-old Gavin in April 2015 and infant Noah on Aug. 18, 2015. If convicted, she could face the death penalty.

Pilkington is scheduled to face a four-week-long trial starting on Jan. 7, 2019, according to online court records.

A status hearing for the case is set for today at 3:30 p.m., according to court records.

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