Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay Death – Dead : Obituary : Two men indicted in murder of Run-DMC’s Jam Master Jay
Authorities in New York have announced the indictment of two men in the murder of Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay nearly 20 years ago.
The D.J. was gunned down in a Jamaica, Queens recording studio on October 30, 2002.
Federal prosecutors say that Ronald Washington and Karl Jordan face charges in connection with the murder, according to a statement posted online on Aug. 17, 2020.
Prosecutors are set to announce charges against two people in the unsolved murder of Jam Master Jay, the pioneering DJ of Run-DMC who was killed in 2002, according to a law enforcement source https://t.co/9bV9aez36G
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 17, 2020
Cause of Death.
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The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Brian Pate wrote
Can’t tell you how happy I am to know that charges have been filed against two men in the 2002 murder of Jason Mizell. You may have known him better as “Jam Master Jay” from the rap group Run DMC.
He was murdered in cold blood while working in a recording studio on Octob…
Jam Master Jay might finally get some justice. I remember him passing and a 10 year old me balling my eyes out. https://t.co/U2TrjLyYwL
— gooner frankie (@Frankieisfat) August 17, 2020
NOW: 2 men to be charged in the 2002 cold case killing of hip-hop legend Jam Master Jay. Check out the latest on the investigation TONIGHT on .@NBCNightlyNews. #RunDMC #HipHop https://t.co/CtsvuG9xAC
— Varion Walton (@varionwalton) August 17, 2020
After nearly 18 years of this cold case, 2 suspects arrested for the murder of Jam Master Jay of the legendary hip-hip group Run-DMC. pic.twitter.com/biljAlMoFY
— thechrisdmoore (@thechrisdmoore) August 17, 2020
They are charging two people in the murder of Jam Master Jay. Now let’s get Tupac’s killer.
— Dani Deviant🌈😷 #NoJusticeNoPeace (@3_little_holes) August 17, 2020
Ben Feuerherd wrote
Alleged Jam Master Jay killer Karl Jordan Jr. faces a 10-count indictment that was returned by a grand jury in the Eastern District of NY on Aug. 13, judge says at his arraignment, which is ongoing right now
OK – for the murder of Jason Mizell (Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC), Karl Jordan Jr. is about to be arraigned by EDNY Magistrate Judge Lois Bloom – Inner City Press live tweet – thread pic.twitter.com/Flrei4IR3M
— Inner City Press (@innercitypress) August 17, 2020