UPDATE (March 28th, 2017 10:25 a.m.) : Jaime Osuna pleaded guilty on all six counts today and will be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.
Osuna was facing the death penalty but reached a plea deal with prosecutors.
He will be sentenced on May 15th.
The trial for Jaime Osuna, accused of murdering Yvette Pena in 2011, is set to begin Monday.
Osuna could face the death penalty if convicted.
Osuna allegedly killed Pena at the El Morocco Motel on Golden State Avenue in November 2011.
Police say Pena's body was found by an employee at the motel and Osuna was arrested by police several days after her body was found.