By Martín Salazar
Las Vegas Optic
Four days before they were set to go on trial for the 2013 deaths of their two boarding home residents, Denise A. Encinias, 42, and Jose Encinias, 49, entered into a plea deal with prosecutors.
The couple appeared before District Judge Abigail Aragon on Thursday, and they each pleaded no contest to two counts of neglect of a resident resulting in death, second degree felonies.
Denise Encinias is facing five years of probation. Jose Encinias is facing up to 10 years in prison.