Enrique Marquez Jr., a convert to Islam faces a statutory maximum sentence of 25 years in federal prison after agreeing to plead guilty to providing weapons and other support to Syed Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, in the San Bernardino massacre, which 14 people were killed and 22 were injured.
Enrique Marquez Jr.
The guilty plea is expected to be entered in federal court Thursday morning.
“This defendant collaborated with and purchased weapons for a man who carried out the devastating December 2, 2015 terrorist attack that took the lives of 14 innocent people, wounded nearly two dozen, and impacted our entire nation,” said U.S. Attorney Eileen M. Decker.
“While his earlier plans to attack a school and a freeway were not executed, the planning clearly laid the foundation for the 2015 attack on the Inland Regional Center.”