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Columbus Man Accused Of Murdering OSU Student Chase Meola Raising Hell In Jail

Kintie Mitchell, the 20-year-old Columbus man police say shot to death an Ohio State University student in 2020 after Mitchell and three buddies crashed a party and were told to leave, has not adjusted well to life at the Franklin County Jail.

Kintie Mitchell

Since October 11, 2020, The Sussi Report learned that Mitchell has 14 documented incidents like assaulting and threatening to murder deputies, throwing feces and urine at deputies and inmates, and possessing contraband like drugs and an ink pen jerry-rigged into a weapon, just to list a few.

Mitchell received disciplinary action and temporary loss of privileges in a dozen of those cases and verbal warnings in the other two.

Currently, Mitchell is being held at the Franklin County Jail on a $2-million bond for the murder of 23-year-old Chase Meola. The trial begins on Thursday at the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas.

Here is a summary of Mitchell's 14 incidents at the Franklin County Jail.

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  • November 1, 2020 – Mitchell told deputies, “I’m gonna die in here, and so are you then.” The report states that Mitchell told some inmates, “One day these cops ain’t gonna go home. I’m gonna get them." According to the report, Mitchell made the comments after he received an eight-hour lockdown for tossing trash outside of his cell. Mitchell received a 10-day lockdown and loss of privileges.

"Prison Pen"
  • November 1, 2020 – Deputies found an ink pen Mitchell converted into a weapon known as a "prison pen."

  • December 26, 2020 – Deputies caught Mitchell attempting to pass a folded note to another inmate that contained a “white powder substance.” When the deputy intervened, Mitchell slugged him in the mouth. Deputies found a second piece of folded paper containing the “white powder substance” hidden under Mitchell’s mattress. Mitchell received a seven-day lockdown and loss of privileges.

  • February 19, 2021 – Mitchell tossed a milk carton filled with feces at a deputy after the deputy questioned him about feces splattered inside and outside of Mitchell’s cell. Deputies confiscated a food tray filled with feces inside Mitchell’s cell. Mitchell received a 10-day lockdown and loss of privileges.

April 7, 2021 – An inmate claimed that he got into an argument with Mitchell, and Mitchell tossed urine at him. Mitchell received a verbal warning.

  • April 15, 2021 – Mitchell tossed trash outside of his cell and splattered feces on the cell's bars. Deputies said that Mitchell also threatened to assault and murder them. Mitchell received a 10-day lockdown and loss of privileges.

  • June 10, 2021 – Deputies found five milk cartons filled with “rancid milk and urine” in Mitchell’s cell. Mitchell told deputies he kept the nasty liquids around in case any of the inmates threw urine on him. Mitchell received a 10-day lockdown and loss of privileges.

  • 7-29-2021 – Mitchell assaulted a deputy when the deputy attempted to

move Mitchell back to his cell during a lockdown. The report states that the two slugged it out for “around 90 seconds” before deputies untangled them. The deputy suffered a bloody lower lip that required two stitches. Mitchell received a 10-day lockdown and loss privileges.

  • October 10, 2021 – Mitchell tossed feces on “multiple cell walls and cell doors.” Mitchell received a 10-day lockdown and loss of privileges.

  • 12-7-2021 – Mitchell flung feces outside of his cell. Mitchell received a five-day lockdown and loss of privileges.

  • December 13, 2021 – Mitchell kicked his cell door, yelled racial slurs, and threatened deputies after administrators banned Mitchell from the commissary for two days. Mitchell received a verbal warning.

  • December 23, 2021 – Mitchell refused to move to another cell location. Mitchell received verbal warning.

  • December 27, 2021 – Mitchell refused to remove a light cover and yelled racial slurs at deputies. Mitchell received dorm restrictions for 24 hours.

  • January 22, 2022 – Mitchell refused to return to his cell from the phone room. Mitchell received dorm room restrictions for 48 hours.

So, who is visiting accused killer Kintie Mitchell? Here is a list of his visitors.

Mitchell Visitors
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