Published: Feb 19, 2014 11:51 AM EST
Updated: Feb 19, 2014 1:19 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.- A teen accused of killing his parents with a hammer is changing his not guilty plea.

Tyler Hadley is accused of brutally attacking his parents in their Port St.Lucie home back in 2011.

Today, he changed his plea to no contest. This comes less than a month before the case goes to trial.

Hadley is charged with two counts of First Degree Murder with a weapon. If convicted, he could be sentenced to life in prison.