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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