A former Playboy and Maxim model who made headlines in 2019
when she was arrested in connection with
the murder of a respected psychiatrist has quietly entered a guilty plea, PEOPLE confirms.
Kelsey Turner, 29, entered an Alford plea to the charge of second-degree murder
which means the defendant entered a guilty plea,
but still maintains her innocence, according to online court records.
The ex-model previously pled not guilty to the charges of murder and
conspiracy to commit murder before reaching a plea deal this week.
She is now facing 10 to 25 years in prison.
In 2019, Turner was arrested in connection with the death of 71-year-old
Thomas Burchard whose body was found in the trunk of an abandoned car