Jessica Mitchell Biography — Wiki
Jessica Mitchell is a U.S. Army drill sergeant in Texas who was found in her car, shot multiple times, died early New Year’s Day, according to reports. Mitchell was on holiday leave when she was found around 3 a.m. Friday along Interstate 10 in San Antonio, the Army said, according to FOX 29 in San Antonio.
Mitchell was assigned as a dental specialist to the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.
“We are devastated by the tragic loss of Drill Sergeant Jessica Mitchell,” Maj. Gen. Dennis LeMaster of the Center of Excellence said in a statement.
Jessica Mitchell Age
Jessica Mitchell was 30 years old at the time of death.
Jessica Mitchell found dead in a car in Texas, was shot multiple time
During the early morning hours of New Year’s Day, first responders went to what they thought was a car crash along I-10 near West Avenue, according to the San Antonio Police Department. Instead, a team of firefighters discovered a shooting victim.
The Dodge Challenger in which Jessica Mitchell was found showed numerous signs of gunfire in the door and window on the driver’s side, the newspaper reported.
The family of U.S. Army Drill Sergeant Jessica Mitchell said it was their sweet, young soldier who was shot and killed.
Jessica leaves behind her young son, who is just 10 years old. “She was a beautiful, beautiful woman, she had a son and he’s without his mom and I just want to give my prayers to his to her family, to her son, to her son’s father,” Toby said.
On New Year’s Day around 2:30 a.m., first responders went to what they thought was a car crash on the North Side. Instead, a team of firefighters discovered a shooting victim. The family of U.S. Army Drill Sgt. Jessica Mitchell says it was their sweet young soldier shot & killed. pic.twitter.com/W8y9fpqdja
— Morgan Burrell (@Morgan_Burrell) January 2, 2021
Jessica Mitchell family searches for answers
“Why would anybody want to do this,” asked Jessica’s sister, Ashely Mitchell.” Why why why why? Why? Why do people do such heinous acts of crime for no reason? You know, like, human life is not material it cannot be replaced.”
Jessica’s dad, who is incredibly proud that his daughter for being a fifth-generation member of the military, woke up to the news on his father’s birthday.
“I told all my children, I want you to do better than what I have done,” Mayor Mitchell said. “She and my children have so far and she wanted to be the best that she can be in her military career. But that was cut short.”
The 30-year-old was found inside her car with several gunshot wounds, according to the medical examiner’s office. “She just became a drill sergeant and was just posted on her Facebook page not that long ago, how she had worked so hard for this,” said Francesca Toby, Jessica’s childhood friend.
what we know so far about Jessica Mitchell
According to a spokesperson from Joint Base San Antonio, Mitchell’s death is being investigated by the San Antonio Police Department and the Army’s Criminal Investigation Division. Toby said she heard about her young friend’s death through social media and was heartbroken and shocked to hear she died on the first day of the new year.
“I would want to know, what was she doing? When she was headed that way? What was her last? What was her last stop,” Toby said.
If you know anything about this case, call SAPD Homicide Department at 210-207-7635.
Jessica Mitchell Instagram
According to Ashley, Jessica was actively posting on social media just hours before her murder.
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