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Two Men Charged in the Murder of DJ Megatron

Police say DJ was killed in botched robbery

April 7, 2011 8:40 AM ET
Two Men Charged in the Murder of DJ Megatron
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Two men suspected in the murder of hip hop DJ and BET television personality DJ Megatron have been arrested by police in Staten Island. Megatron, also known as Corey McGriff, was shot dead on March 27th near his home on Staten Island.

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According to police, William Williams, 21, and Richard Crowmell, 20, killed  McGriff in what appears to have been a botched robbery. Police say that the young men did not realize who their victim was until news about the shooting circulated the next day. Both men were charged with murder, criminal possession of a weapon and attempted robbery.

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