Burke County man wanted for murder of Brian Carswell


BURKE COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is searching for 19-year-old Raquest Tennyson. Tennyson is wanted for the murder of Brian Carswell that occurred on January 6, 2021.

Brian Carswell was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound January 6th on Spread Oak Road near Keysville. His vehicle, a burgundy Chrysler, was reported stolen at the time. He was 33 years old.

Investigators now looking to the public for help in finding Tennyson

” Often times we reach out to the community for assistance and people don’t realize how important that small piece of information could potentially be,” Burke County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Captain Randall Norman said.

Norman said information from the public could be crucial in solving the case

” We definitely encourage and appreciate the tips from the community because without the community there’s a lot of cases that we probably wouldn’t even be able to solve,” Norman said.

Tennyson is considered to be armed and dangerous. If you have any information, please contact the Burke County Sheriff’s Office at 706-554-663. Callers may remain anonymous.

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