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DJ Megatron shooting suspects charged with murder, robbery

NEW YORK - JULY 24: DJ Megatron attends the premiere of "Big Pun: The Legacy" during the NY International Latino Film Festival at the Directors Guild Theater on July 24, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Wintrow/Getty Images) Scott Wintrow/Getty Images

DJ Megatron suspects arrested in Staten Island murder
DJ Megatron
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(CBS/AP/WCBS) NEW YORK - Two men have been charged with murder in the shooting death of DJ Megatron, the "106 & Park" personality who was killed last month in Staten Island, N.Y.

William Williams, 21, and Richard Cromwell, 20, were arrested Wednesday on charges of murder, robbery and criminal possession of a weapon. The two men appeared in court Thursday.

Police say that the father of three, whose given name was Corey McGriff, was shot once in the chest while walking to a store near his Staten Island home.

Sources told NBC affiliate WNBC that cops followed a "Crime Stoppers" phone tip to Williams, who confessed his guilt in a statement.

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