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DJ Megatron Stalked Before Gunned Down, Suspects Plead Not Guilty

After two men were arrested in the murder case of DJ Megatron, a few details over the robbery gone wrong are uncovered. New York Daily News reported that on Thursday, April 7, prosecutors unraveled that the Bet host was stalked by 21-year-old William Williams and 20-year-old Richard Cromwell for a block before being gunned down.

Both William and Richard were arrested on charges of murder, robbery and criminal possession of a weapon last Wednesday, April 6. Identified by witnesses and surveillance footage from the scene before and after the incident, the pair were held without bail and appeared in Staten Island Criminal Court the next day.

Words are, both suspects have confessed to the crime to prosecuting officials. William admitted he fired the fatal shot during a scuffle, while Richard reportedly was the one who stole the watch Megatron was wearing. During the 10-minute hearing on Thursday, however, the two men pleaded not guilty.
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DJ Megatron Murder Case -- Two Suspects Arrested

  • TMZ
New York police arrested two men this morning in connection with the murder of “106 & Park” star, DJ Megatron . 20-year-old Richard Cromwell and 21-year-old William Williams were arrested on charges of robbery, murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Cops told the NY Daily News the two men may have been after the DJ's cash and a watch that was given to him by his 11-year-old daughter. DJ Megatron -- real name Corey McGriff -- was
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DJ Megatron Murder Suspects Arrested

Crimestoppers tip and alleged confessions lead to arrests in Staten Island, New York.

By Gil Kaufman

DJ Megatron

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Two men have been arrested for the murder of DJ Megatron. The New York radio personality, hip-hop promoter and television host was shot and killed near his home in Staten Island on March 27.

According to NY1, Richard Cromwell, 20, and William Williams, 21, were charged on Wednesday with second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon, stolen property and robbery. Megatron was laid to rest on Tuesday, nine days after he was shot once in the chest while walking to a store near his home.

NBC New York reported that detectives believe the murder may have been a result of a robbery gone bad. It is unknown if the suspects were acquaintances of Megatron. A Crimestoppers tip led to the arrest of Williams, who then reportedly confessed to the murder and robbery.
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Arrests Made in DJ Megatron Slaying

The cops appear to be closing in on the truth. Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murdering Bet host and radio personality DJ Megatron, who was gunned down a block away from his Staten Island home on March 27. William Williams, 21, and Richard Cromwell, 21, are also facing charges of robbery and criminal possession of a weapon, in addition to murder. DJ Megatron, whose real name was Corey McGriff, was shot once in the chest last month while walking from his house to a nearby store, according to the NYPD. He hosted the "What's Good" segment on Bet's video countdown show 106 & Park and was a local celebrity on the hip-hop radio scene.
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