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    Arrests Made in DJ Megatron Slaying

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    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.

    UPDATE: Williams and Cromwell pleaded not guilty on all counts at their April 7 arraignment. "It's a shame that such a rising star lost his life in such a tragic way," Williams' attorney, Mario Gallucci, told reporters after court. "But we ask you, the public, not to rush to judgment about my client."

    Prosecutors stated that the two suspects—Williams is accuse of firing the fatal shot—were identified by witnesses and captured on surveillance video. Though police originally didn't suspect a robbery, the prosecution also claim that the suspects took the victim's watch.

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