The devastating terror attack at the Inland Region Center took place December 2, 2015.
CBS Los Angeles reports a confidant of one of the terrorists who committed the horrific shooting massacre, 25 year-old Enrique Marquez Jr, is expected to plead guilty today to charges of conspiracy to commit acts of terror.
On Tuesday, Enrique Marquez Jr., entered into a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He admitted to one count each of making false statements in the acquisition of firearms and providing material support to terrorists, according to the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office.
Marquez is currently at the federal detention center in San Bernardino, where he is being held without bail.
Enrique Marquez could face up to 25 years in prison if he is convicted as charged, .
28 year-old Syed Rizwan Farook partnered with his 27 year-old wife Tashfeen Malik to carry out the deadly attack at the IRC that left 14 people dead and 22 others seriously wounded. According to prosecutors, Marquez was a close associate to Syed Rizwan Farook.
Marquez admitted to making plans to commit mass murder at the library or cafeteria at Riverside City College with Farook. He also admitted that he was the one who bought the two high-capacity semi-automatic rifles that the married couple armed themselves with.
According to the FBI, there was also a scheme by the two to go on a killing spree on the eastbound 91 Freeway during afternoon rush-hour, even identifying a certain section of the roadway that had no exits.