• DJ Megatron’s Killer Gets 21 Years In Prison

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    William (Billy) Williams, the admitted killer of BET’s “106 & Park” DJ Megatron, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in January, and this week he was sentenced to 21 years for DJ Megatron’s death. After his sentence is up, he still has up to  five years of post-release supervision to serve.

    Prosecutors said that at around 2 a.m. on March 27, 2011, Williams shot radio and TV personality DJ Megatron, 32, in the chest while the victim was walking to his Stapleton home.

    According to Investigators, Williams, a recent parolee, and Richard Cromwell attempted to rob Corey McGriff aka DJ Megatron.  Williams shot the victim in the chest because he refused their robbery demands. Reportedly, as the DJ lay dying, authorities said Cromwell snatched his watch, which was a sentimental gift from DJ Megatron’s young daughter as well as one of his cell phones.

    Cromwell will be sentenced for his role in the crimes next week.

    According to SIlive.com DJ Megatron’s  mother, Louvenia McGriff, addressed her son’s killer inside the courtroom:

    “We will never ever understand how you killed our Corey. He lived to give and to help others.”

    DJ Megatron worked on BET’s “106 & Park” show as an on air talent as well as for the BET website. Former 106 Co-host Terrance J, spoke on what DJ Megatron meant to him and the “106 and Park” family. It was a very moving testimonial to the greatness of DJ Megatron as a DJ, a friend, and most importantly a man. Take a look.


     

    Hopefully this sentence will bring lasting peace to his family, friends and fans.

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