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ACCPD Announces Arrest in Westchester Circle Homicide

Taylor Gerlach

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department announced the arrest of 20-year-old Athens resident, Kenya Trevion Yearby for the fatal shooting of Keshawn Gainer that occurred on Dec. 3.

According to a release from the department, Yearby was taken into custody on Tuesday and charged with malice murder for the incident that took place on Westchester Circle. The victim, 15-year-old Gainer, was pronounced dead at the scene.

ACCPD will now turn the case over to the District Attorney’s Office for further consideration and prosecution.

Anyone with additional information on the homicide may contact Det. Paul Johnson at 762-400-7060 or via email at

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