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Two men arrested in DJ Megatron murder

April 7, 2011 3:48:43 AM PDT
The NYPD has arrested two men in the shooting death of DJ Megatron.

Police say 20-year-old Richard Cromwell and 21-year-old William Williams were both arrested at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Police believe it was a robbery gone bad.

Police say the 32-year-old disc jockey, whose real name is Corey McGriff, was shot once in the chest while walking to a store near his home on Staten Island last month.

It's not clear if the suspects knew who the victim was before they robbed him.

Cromwell is charged with murder, robbery, criminal possession of a weapon and possession of stolen property.

Williams is charged with murder, robbery and criminal possession of a weapon.

The suspects will be arraigned Thursday in Staten Island Criminal Court in Stapleton.

Both suspects have criminal histories. Williams is on parole after serving almost three years for burglary.

Cromwell was previously arrested on an auto theft charge.

The robbery was caught on surveillance video and helped link the suspects to the crime.


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