TV and radio's DJ Megatron gunned down


New York police are investigating the weekend shooting death of DJ Megatron, whose real name was Corey McGriff. He was shot near his brother’s Staten Island home around 2:00 am Sunday (3/27).

“The BET Networks Family is saddened by the news of the untimely loss of our friend and colleague, Corey ‘Megatron’ McGriff. Megatron has been a part of our music countdown show ‘106 & PARK’ since 2006 – working mainly with our audience department as a behind-the-scenes hype man. Megatron also did brief on-air work for the network and website, We extend our deepest condolence to his family. He will truly be missed,” said a statement from Viacom’s BET Network.

Megatron had previously worked on-air at Emmis-owned WQHT-FM “Hot 97” New York.