UPDATE (Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022) – Double-homicide suspect Kaythan Tenry located after Nov. 14 officer-involved shooting in Washington State
Kaythan "Mar Mar" Tenry -- one of two suspects in the Oct. 12 murders of Jamahl Nash and Stanafurd Blacknall -- is currently hospitalized following a Nov. 14 officer-involved shooting in Washington State.
According to a release from the Grays Harbor Sheriff's Office, on Nov. 14 Kaythan Tenry was transported to the hospital on Nov. 14 for treatment of multiple gunshot wounds sustained during the OIS. When released from the hospital, he will be booked on numerous charges in Washington State. At this writing, it is not known when Tenry will be extradited to Clackamas County to face separate charges in the Oct. 12 murders of Jamahl Nash and Stanafurd Blacknall.
The Region 3 Critical Incident Investigation Team is investigating the Nov. 14 OIS, with Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office as lead investigating agency. For more information, see their news release.
Earlier updates are below.
Pictured: Suspect Kaythan Tenry, age 19
EARLIER (Wednesday, Nov. 9) -- ONE ARRESTED IN OCT. 12 DOUBLE HOMICIDE; AUTHORITIES SEEK SECOND SUSPECT, TIPS
Please reference CCSO Case #22-023139
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office has identified two suspects in the murders of Jamahl Nash and Stanafurd Blacknall, who were found shot to death in a vehicle in Clackamas County on Oct. 12. One suspect has been arrested; the other remains at large.
The suspects can now be identified as follows:
- SUSPECT #1: Frank Nifon, 24, of Clackamas. Mr. Nifon was arrested on Monday, Oct. 31 in Washington State; he is being held in Cowlitz County Jail on charges of Murder in the First Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and is awaiting extradition to Clackamas County.
- SUSPECT #2 (pictured): Kaythan Tenry, 19, no fixed address. Mr. Tenry sometimes goes by the nickname "Mar Mar," and is wanted on a Murder in the First Degree warrant in connection with the Oct. 12 double homicide. His whereabouts are currently unknown, but he is believed to be in the Portland/Gresham area. Authorities are asking for the public's help to locate him. He stands 5'7" and weighs 180 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes; he has the initials "K.T." tattooed on his right hand. A photo of Tenry is attached.
If you see Kaythan "Mar Mar" Tenry, call or text 911 -- he is believed to be armed and dangerous.
TIPS SOUGHT: Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Kaythan "Mar Mar" Tenry is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office Tip Line -- by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online form at https://www.clackamas.us/sheriff/tip . Please reference CCSO Case # 22-023139.
Previous updates on this case are below.
EARLIER (Friday, Oct. 14) -- DECEASED IDs; TIPS SOUGHT
Please reference CCSO Case #22-023139
Family notifications are now complete, and the deceased occupants of the vehicle can now be identified as:
• Jamahl Akeem William Nash, 32, of Multnomah County.
• Stanafurd Samuel Lee Blacknall, 42, of Multnomah County.
Jamahl Nash and Stanafurd Blacknall were found deceased in a vehicle shortly before 2 a.m. on Wednesday, October 12, after it hit a fire hydrant on the 16000 block of SE 122nd Avenue in unincorporated Clackamas County. The vehicle had evidence of being involved in a shooting, and both men had suffered gunshot wounds.
The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office completed its autopsies of the two victims on Thursday, October 13, and has determined that both victims died of homicidal violence.
This is an active homicide investigation, and CCSO detectives continue to seek tips. Anyone with information on Jamahl Nash and Stanafurd Blacknall's wherabouts and activities leading up to the early-morning hours of Oct. 12 is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office Tip Line -- by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online form at https://www.clackamas.us/sheriff/tip . Please reference CCSO Case # 22-023139.
EARLIER (Wednesday, October 12, 2022)
Shortly before 2 a.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a car that had hit a fire hydrant on the 16000 block of SE 122nd Avenue, in unincorporated Clackamas County.
Deputies arrived at the scene and found two occupants in the vehicle, both deceased. The car had evidence of being involved in a shooting.
CCSO detectives responded to the scene, and are conducting a homicide investigation.
The Sheriff’s Office is working with Portland Police Bureau detectives to determine if this incident is related to any of their shooting investigations.
Deputy John Wildhaber
Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office
Public Information Unit