Dothan murder suspect pleads not guilty

DOTHAN, Ala (WDHN) — A recently indicted Houston County murder suspect is claiming his innocence.

Chase Lee Easton is one of three charged in the October 2023 murder of 20-year-old Jaquez Octavious Hill. He is facing one count of murder.

Hill was shot to death in a Dothan parking lot after leaving a nightclub in the 100 block of West Main Street in the early morning of Saturday, October 7.

Easton was indicted on the murder charge in late February.

He is charged alongside his brother Zackary Dale Easton, who turned himself in after the murder occurred, and 20-year-old Jacob Warren Crisostomo of Slocomb.

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