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Case File: Jason vs. Medea

Police Reports

Case Description: Complainant (Jason) accuses Defendant (Medea) of multiple accounts of first degree murder. When Jason decided to leave his wife for Glauce, the princess of Corinth, the sorceress took awful revenge. It is alleged that she sent a cursed robe to the princess, which ended up melting the skin off of Glauce and her father, King Creon. To make her revenge complete, Medea also killed her and Jason's sons, Mermeros and Pheres. 

Case Status: Case pending. Medea escaped the authorities by flying away to Athens in a chariot drawn by dragons, sent to her by her grandfather Helios.

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