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TobyMac’s son Truett McKeehan dies: Medics responded to cardiac arrest call at Nashville home

TobyMac's son Truett McKeehan dies: Medics responded to cardiac arrest call at Nashville home
Truett McKeehan is on the far left in this 2015 picture with his siblings and his parents after participating in The Escape Game. From left to right, Truett, his mother, Amanda, his siblings Leo and Judah, his father, Christian rapper TobyMac, and siblings Marlee and Moses. (Photo: Photo: Submitted)

Truett Foster McKeehan was found unresponsive at a home off Nolensville Pike in Nashville. The son of Christian rapper TobyMac was 21 years old. Nashville Tennessean

Christian rapper TobyMac’s oldest child Truett Foster McKeehan died in Nashville this week.

Here’s what we know about his death:

Truett McKeehan died in Nashville 

McKeehan, a 21-year-old aspiring rapper, was found dead late Wednesday morning at a home in the 3000 block of Harlin Drive, according to information Metro Nashville police and the Nashville Fire Department.

The home is located in the city’s Radnor neighborhood about seven miles south of downtown Nashville.

According to the Nashville Emergency Communications Center, the Nashville Fire Department responded to the home at 10:50 a.m. for a report of a person in cardiac arrest.

Nashville Fire Department spokesman confirmed McKeehan was pronounced dead on arrival.

“Truett did pass away at home in the Nashville area sometime Tuesday night or Wednesday morning,”TobyMac’s rep said in a statement issued Thursday morning to USA Today Network — Tennessee.

McKeehan’s cause of death is pending

The Davidson County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed McKeehan died Wednesday. 

Police said McKeehan’s cause and manner of death remain under investigation.

An autopsy will be conducted at the medical examiner’s office in Nashville to determine  the circumstances surrounding his death.

Performed under the names truDog, Truett Foster

McKeehan previously lived with parents and several other siblings in Franklin, Tennessee.

His father collaborated with his oldest child on several tracks for different TobyMac albums.

Under the moniker Truett Foster, he played a show with rapper Nathan Fouts and dark pop singer Talia Stewart earlier this month at the Factory in Franklin. 

He also released music under the names truDog, TRU and Shiloh.

TobyMac tour cancelled

TobyMac has not yet released a statement about his son’s passing.


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