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