Daryl Campbell a/k/a Taxstone Gets 35 Years for Troy Ave Shooting and McPhatter Murder
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SDNY COURTHOUSE, June 10 – The rapper Taxstone, Darryl Campbell, was on trial for the May 25, 2016 murder of Ronald McPhatter and shooting of rapper Troy Ave, Roland Collins.
On March 6, 2023, Inner City Press again went to cover the trial in 111 Centre Street, before Judge Abraham Clott.
After the guilty verdict, on June 10 Inner City Press returned when Judge Clott sentenced Campbell to 35 years of update incarceration. First, three McPhatter family members spoke. His mother showed his photo; a sister described him saving a woman on the Brooklyn Bridge.
The prosecutor quoted Campbell about getting a Connecticut lobster roll at Red Hook Lobster after a shooting. She said his anti gang podcast talk was too little too late. She noted the ongoing Federal case Inner City Press is covering.
Judge Clott said consecutive sentencing was called for -- 35 years in total.
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