Police arrest mother & brother for helping escaped teen Morris Marsh

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Another of the four escaped Nashville teens has been captured, according to police.

Morris Marsh, 17, was arrested in the 300 block of Harding Place in Nashville after a vehicle pursuit around 9 p.m. Friday.

Police said Marsh was the passenger in a 2018 Nissan Rogue with two other men inside. The men pulled into a gas station and were surrounded by police cars. Marsh and the two other men were all taken into custody.

Police say his 26-year old brother, Rashon Keesee was driving the car.

Keesee refused to stop.

The pursuit ended about 15 minutes later at the Exxon in the 300 block of Harding place.

That’s where Marsh’s mother, 43-year old Tewanna Keesee was waiting.

She was also arrested.

Rashon and Tewanna Keesee are both being charged with accessory after the fact. 

Investigators say that both communicated with Marsh, knew his whereabouts, and did not contact police.

Additionally, Rashon Keesee is charged with felony evading arrest.   

Marsh is suspected of killing Charles Easley, 19, on Lemont Drive in April.

As it stands, Brandon Caruthers is the last escaped teen at large.


According to police, 16-year-old Decorrius Wright and 15-year-old Calvin Howse were arrested Tuesday night by the Juvenile Crime Task Force outside of the Robin Hood Condo complex on Forrest Park Drive.

Decorrius Wright and 15-year-old Calvin Howse
Decorrius Wright and 15-year-old Calvin Howse (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

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