Woman killed & dismembered, man pleads guilty

Matthew Puccio
Matthew Puccio

URBANA, OH (FOX19) - An Urbana man accused of killing and dismembering his girlfriend has pleaded guilty to aggravated murder.

Matthew Puccio is one of five people charged in the death of Jessica Sacco.

Police say Puccio stabbed and suffocated Sacco back in March, then he dismembered her body.

Police say Puccio and four others took some of her remains to Hamilton two days later and disposed of them in Covington, Ky.

Two other people from Urbana and a couple from Michigan have pleaded not guilty in the case.

Puccio now faces life in prison. He will be sentenced next month.

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