ROSENBERG, Texas- A convicted felon and sex offender pleaded guilty Monday to murdering a woman in Rosenberg.

According to the Rosenberg Police Department, Valentine Gonzalez Jr. will serve life in prison for killing 32-year-old Nancy Dean in September 2016.

Dean was found dead inside her burned home. Investigators opened a criminal investigation after circumstances surrounding the scene seemed suspicious.

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Gonzalez will not be eligible for parole.