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Brittney Mikesell

Brittney and Cullen
McLean County Sheriff's Department and Bloomington Police

UPDATED 4 p.m. | A 24-year-old woman pleaded guilty Monday for her role in the death of her boyfriend at a Bloomington trailer park, just as her murder trial was set to begin.

Young Parents' Troubled Pasts Shaped Custody Case

Apr 9, 2018
Brittney and Cullen
McLean County Sheriff's Department and Bloomington Police

When Brittney Mikesell was booked into jail on Dec. 2 for mob action, she was unaware that her boyfriend had died from stab wounds that led her to rush him to the emergency room an hour earlier.

Woman Charged Using Controversial Felony Murder Law

Apr 8, 2018
Brittney and Cullen
McLean County Sheriff's Department and Bloomington Police

The charge against Brittney Mikesell is based on a controversial provision of Illinois’ murder statute.

Fatal Attraction: How A Young Couple's Dark Journey Led To Murder

Apr 8, 2018
Brittney Mikesell smiles
David Proeber / The Pantagraph

When Cullen Hedrick and Brittney Mikesell arrived at a south Bloomington trailer park on a Saturday afternoon in early December, they were looking for trouble.

Brittney and Cullen
McLean County Sheriff's Department and Bloomington Police

A 22-year-old woman now faces murder charges in connection with a fatal stabbing last month at a south Bloomington mobile home park.