Summary of Offense:
He raped and killed Tulsan Elaine Scott in 1991 at an Oklahoma City recreation center and was convicted in 1992. Mitchell was released from a juvenile detention center about two weeks before the murder. He had raped a 12-year-old in 1988, when he, too, was a teenager. The earlier victim testified during the sentencing phase of Mitchell's 1992 trial. Scott was working part-time at the recreation center when Mitchell entered the center and attacked her.
Scott was sentenced to death for the third time on January 16, 2008.