Robert Kane Rolison Charged with Murder of Missing GA College Student Jmaal Keyes

Middle Georgia State College student Jmaal Keyes missing

Search Continues for Missing Georgia College Student Jmaal Keyes (Photo credit: MyFoxAtlanta)

Middle Georgia State College Cochran freshman Jmaal Keyes was murdered. Hawkinsville teen Robert Kane Rolison was arrested Thursday night and charged with the murder of Jmaal Keyes, who disappeared two weeks ago after his sister dropped him off at the school.

MGSC Interim President John Black issued a statement:  “We are absolutely devastated by this news. There just are no words to describe how deeply hurt we are and how terrible we feel for Jmaal’s family. I wish to convey my heartfelt condolences to everyone in his family, and everyone who knew Jmaal. We ask everyone in the Middle Georgia community to keep this family in their thoughts and prayers in the days and weeks to come. We will cooperate in every way to help law enforcement authorities complete their investigation.”

Robert Kane Rolison charged with Jmaal Keyes murder

Robert Kane Rolison charged with Jmaal Keyes’ Murder (MeetMe)

Police did not release a motive for Jmaal Keyes’ murder, nor did they describe the actual killing. WMAZ reports Robert Kane Rolison, who is a dual-enrolled high school/MGSC student, is currently being held in the Bleckley County Jail.


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Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.