Marshville teen charged in murder

Feb. 06, 2014 @ 04:54 PM

Anson County Sheriff Tommy Allen announced today that his office has made an arrest in the November 13, 2013 murder of Keith Whisnant, whose body was found along-side his car off Highway 742 North, approximately five miles north of Wadesboro. 

Deputies charged Quamaine Lee Massey, 18, of Marshville today with first degree murder and armed robbery in the shooting death of Whisnant.  Anson County Sheriff Tommy Allen said that his office had been working with the SBI and Union County officers the past 48 hours.  Massey was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Union County on a number of felony warrants from Union County. 

“The case began to break the first of the week.  My detectives had been looking for Massey and with the help of Union County he was taken into custody yesterday (Wednesday) there.  Based on our investigation we were able to obtain warrants for murder and armed robbery.” Sheriff Allen said.

Massey is in the Union County Jail being held there on a number of felony charges from Union County.  He is also being held under no bond for Anson County and will be moved to Anson when the Union County charges have been disposed.