Two Men Charged in Long-Unsolved 2002 Murder of Run-DMC’s Jam Master Jay

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Two men arrested 18 years after killing of rapper Jam Master Jay in his Queens studio

2 Indicted in Killing of Run-DMC Member

A federal grand jury has indicted two men in the long-unsolved murder of Jam Master Jay, the pioneering DJ of Run-DMC who was killed in 2002, prosecutors said Monday.

Jam Master Jay, born Jason Mizell, was fatally shot at a recording studio in the Queens neighborhood of Jamaica when he was 37.

Nearly 18 years later, the US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York unsealed a criminal indictment alleging that Karl Jordan Jr. and Ronald Washington conspired to kill Jam Master Jay in retaliation for a drug dispute. Continue Reading

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