Woman pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in fiancé’s fatal shooting

Jessica Lynn Grieco

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Jessica Lynn Grieco

A Dayton woman accused of shooting and killing a man she called her fiancé pleaded guilty Monday to involuntary manslaughter and domestic violence.

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Jessica L. Grieco, 33, is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 29, according to a Montgomery County Common Pleas Court official.

The charges stemmed from the March 21, 2017, shooting death of 32-year-old Peter Underwood.

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Grieco told 911 dispatchers that she accidentally shot Underwood while trying to unload a gun to keep him from killing himself.

She originally was charged with reckless homicide, involuntary manslaughter and domestic violence, to which she pleaded not guilty in August 2017.

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She was arrested approximately six hours later.

Grieco was previously convicted of domestic violence in Butler County.

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