Teen, mother, girlfriend’s mother indicted in 2016 IHOP murder - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Teen, mother, girlfriend’s mother indicted in 2016 IHOP murder

Sebastian Vaughn (left) and Lee-Ann Coombs (right) (SOURCE: SCSO) Sebastian Vaughn (left) and Lee-Ann Coombs (right) (SOURCE: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A 17-year-old, his mother, and his girlfriend’s mother were all been indicted in the shooting death of a 35-year-old man.

Sebastian Vaughn was indicted on a first-degree murder charge for killing Marlo Williams at a Memphis IHOP on June 20, 2016.

Vaughn, who attended Bartlett High School, told investigators he shot Williams, 35, with a sawed-off shotgun in the front seat of the victim's car during a dispute during a drug deal at the Sycamore View Road IHOP.

Vaughn's mother, attorney Summer Rhoden, was indicted on charges of accessory after the fact for allegedly concealing her son for at least 24 hours after she learned police were looking for him.

Vaughn’s girlfriend’s mother, Lee-Ann Coombs, 44, of Arlington was also indicted on an accessory after the fact charge, as well as tampering with evidence for allegedly disposing of Vaughn's clothing and the weapon used in the killing.

A photo of the victim was taken and posted to Snapchat.

According to police, Coombs drove Vaughn's girlfriend (her daughter) to the I-40 bridge and told her to throw the shotgun and clothes into the Mississippi River. 

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