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Man accused of murdering Goshen hotel owner pleads guilty

GOSHEN, Ind. -- On Monday, a homeless man took a plea deal in the murder of a Goshen hotel owner.

John Hawley plead guilty to the October beating death of Ken Patel.

Hawley worked for Patel at the old Goshen Inn & Conference Center.

We called the Elkhart County Prosecutor's Office Monday afternoon. Hawley is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 23.

He faces up to 65 years in prison.


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