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LIC man suspected in death of Middleton: Cops

ASTORIA — Police from the 114th Precinct recently arrested a third suspect and fourth in the May 2010 slaying of Stefan Middleton.

On Monday, police arrested Kyle Rivera, a 25-year-old Long Island City resident, for his alleged involvement in Middleton’s death. Rivera was charged with murder, gang assault and possession of a criminal weapon, police said.

Rivera was also known as “White Chocolate” and “Dub C,” police said.

On Tuesday, investigators also arrested Shawn Williams, 23 in Astoria, and charged in with murder in Middleton’s slaying.

Two others were previously arrested in the killing: 21-year-old Lashawn Battle of Sayville, L.I., who was charged with murder, gang assault and criminal possession of a weapon, and Anthony Johnson of Long Island City, who was charged with assault and gang assault, police said.

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