Gunman Hired by Fiancé to Kill Rowlett Woman Is Sentenced to Life in Prison

A man has been sentenced to life in prison after he and a friend were hired to murder a Rowlett man's fiancée just a week before the couple's wedding in 2015.A Dallas County jury found Jesus Trevino, 33, guilty of capital murder Monday in the death of 37-year-old Laura Grillo. He will not have the possibility of parole.Police discovered Grillo shot to death in her home in November 2015 after she dropped off her children at school. She was a mother of three and a volunteer with the Rowlett Police Department, along with her fiancé, Ioannis "John" Makris.Makris, 40, and Trevino were indicted in June 2016 after police said Makris paid Trevino and another man, James Villeda, to kill Grillo.Trevino and Villeda, both convicted sex offenders, had been employees at a remodeling business that Makris and Grillo owned. Villeda was arrested on other charges at the time of Makris' and Trevino's indictments, and he confessed to police that he had an active role in Grillo's death, according to an arrest-warrant affidavit.  Continue reading...

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