LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Two people accused in the murder of a California doctor could face the death penalty. 8 News NOW learned the District Attorney’s office will put the case of Kelsey Turner and Jon Kennison in front of a committee to decide if the D.A.’s office will pursue the death penalty.
Turner, a former Maxim model, and her boyfriend entered a not guilty plea Thursday to charges they murdered a California doctor. Both Turner and Kennison face murder and conspiracy charges for the death of 71-year-old Thomas Burchard.
His body was found in the trunk of Turner’s car in March. Turner and Kennison are being held without bail.
Their roommate, Diana Pena took a plea deal where she pled guilty to a charge of accessory murder last week.
She’s since been released on her own recognizance and awaiting sentencing.