3 men charged in the murders of 5 people at Fero's Bar and Grill scheduled for preliminary hearing

DENVER - The three men charged in the brutal stabbing murders of five people inside Fero's Bar and Grill and the subsequent arson of the Denver bar will appear in court Friday.

Dexter Lewis and brothers Joseph and Lynell Hill are scheduled for a preliminary hearing, where prosecutors will present evidence to convince a judge the three should go to trial.

Bar owner Young Fero, 63; Daria M. Pohl, 21; Kellene Fallon, 44; Ross Richter, 29; and Tereasa Beesley, 45, were found dead after a fire at the bar on October 17. The Denver Medical Examiner said all five victims died of multiple stab wounds.

Denver Police said they believed the fire was set to cover up the homicides.

Less than one day after the bodies were discovered, police arrested the three men at two different area hotels.

Investigators said the motive for the homicides was robbery.