TBI Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, Rodney Jennings, Jr. Is Captured

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Rodney Jennings, Jr.
Rodney Jennings, Jr.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Top 10 Most Wanted fugitive, Rodney Jennings, Jr., of Chattanooga, was captured Monday night. He was added to the fugitive list 30 days ago.

Rodney Jennings, Jr. aka “Big Head” was wanted by the Chattanooga Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Chattanooga Police have charged Jennings with one count of first-degree murder and one count of unlawful possession of a weapon.

Jennings was located at an apartment complex on Oak Bark Lane in Memphis. He was taken into custody without incident by members of the U.S. Marshal’s Gulf Coast Regional Task Force. He is in the Shelby County Jail awaiting extradition.

On Jan. 28, at approximately 6:44 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot call at 2753 6th Ave. Upon arrival, a male victim, 25-year-old Raphael White, was transported by ambulance to Erlanger Hospital with a gunshot wound. He died at the hospital.

Through routine investigative methods, Jennings, 27, was identified as the suspect in this homicide. The exact motive and circumstances of this incident are still under investigation


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