Suspects in Middletown motel slaying enter not guilty pleas

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Four Orange County men accused of killing a man at a Middletown motel last month pleaded not guilty in court yesterday.

Ollie and Charles Dolson, Abiecer Calderon and Jose Soto are charged with murder and burglary for allegedly stabbing Heriberto Ayala to death inside Gino's Motel after a fight over money and drugs.

Prosecutors say Ayala's wife, Toni, and her 15-year-old sister were also assaulted and robbed during the incident.

Three of the suspects remain behind bars without bail. Bail was set at $1 million for Jose Soto.

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