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3 Men Plead Not Guilty in Fatal Shooting at Boston Hotel

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    Man Found Shot to Death in Boston Hotel

    Boston police are investigating a fatal early morning shooting at a hotel in the city's Dorchester neighborhood.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017)

    Three men prosecutors say killed another man in a Boston hotel room after a night of drinking and marijuana smoking have been held without bail.

    John Collins, Michael Reynolds and Erinn Crawford Jr. all pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Superior Court to first-degree murder and other charges in the Oct. 17 shooting death of 22-year-old Joshua Briggs. A fourth defendant faces arraignment Friday and police are still looking for a fifth suspect.

    Prosecutors say a fight was sparked when the victim made a comment that offended Collins.

    Collins and others were asked to leave the hotel but five men returned at 4 a.m., burst into the room, robbed the people still inside and shot Briggs, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Pigeon Beauty Contest Held in Iraq

    [NATL] Pigeon Beauty Contest Held in Iraq

    More than 300 trumpeter pigeons competed in an Iraqi beauty contest. It’s the first of its kind in the country, according to pageant organizers.

    (Published Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018)

    Defense attorneys did not comment.

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