Man Convicted Of Killing Washington H.S. Student In 2018 Sentenced To 60 Years

Jun 14, 2019

Students outside Washington High School in South Bend protest gun violence and the death of Tysiona Crawford in March 2018.
Credit Barb Anguiano/WVPE

The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office announced that today Rahim Brumfield, 21, appeared before a St. Joseph County Superior Court judge and was sentenced to 60 years in the January 18, 2018 homicide of Tysiona Crawford.

At the time of her death, Crawford was 17 years old and a student at Washington High School in South Bend.

Brumfield was sentenced to 55 years for her murder and 5 years for a firearm sentencing enhancement, for an aggregate sentence of 60 years in the Indiana Department of Correction.

On May 10, 2019, a jury found Rahim Brumfield guilty of both of these counts after a trial.