Men charged in Providence killing plead not guilty

George Holland II

Four men charged in the killing of a Providence teenager were ordered held without bail Friday.

Ashner Alexis, Anthony Moore, Alain Bedame and Seydina Ndoye were named in an indictment charging each of them with one count of murder, conspiracy to commit murder and discharging a firearm while committing a crime of violence

All four defendants pleaded not guilty at their arraignments in Superior Court.

The victim, 17-year-old George Holland II, was shot and killed Feb. 4 through the window of a home on Colfax Street.

A fifth defendant, Robert Winston, pleaded guilty last month to conspiracy and is awaiting sentencing.