Family, friends say final goodbye to teen slain in Oceanside brawl

Posted: Updated:

Family and friends gathered Saturday to say their final goodbyes to Khaseen Morris – the teen who was fatally stabbed during a brawl in Oceanside last week.

The Oceanside High School student, born in Mineola, was stabbed during the brawl outside of a pizza parlor. The disturbing violence was captured on cellphone video.

Police have arrested eight teens so far in their investigation into Morris’ death.

Jessifer Collado, a friend of Morris’ since the seventh-grade, told News 12 that he was “always a positive person.”

"I'm crying now. He wouldn't want to see us crying," she said.

Morris' sister, Keyanna, says her brother was a fun-loving kid who went out of his way to stick up for someone that was being bullied.

"He was loved and he was loving,” she said. “He obviously wanted to share a message with the world that…you don't always have to be mean to people. You can be kind. He was amazing."

In an act of solidarity, some of Khaseen's friends and family wore tie-dye shirts during Saturday’s services. He would have turned 17 on Oct. 24.

MORE COVERAGE: Police arrest 7 teens in connection to deadly Oceanside stabbing 
Nassau police commissioner urges witnesses to send video of Oceanside stabbing to police 
Teen accused of fatally stabbing Oceanside High School student indicted 
Attorney for teen accused in deadly stabbing of Oceanside HS student appears in court 
Police: Oceanside teen stabbed in brawl as dozens watched, recorded incident 

 

  • SlideshowsGalleriesMore>>

  • Yankees in the 2019 Playoffs

    Yankees in the 2019 Playoffs

    New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia throws against the Houston Astros during the 10th inning in Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Houston.New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia throws against the Houston Astros during the 10th inning in Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Houston.
    New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia throws against the Houston Astros during the 10th inning in Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Houston.New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia throws against the Houston Astros during the 10th inning in Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Houston.
    Photos on the field of the New York Yankees in the 2019 American League Division Series vs. the Minnesota Twins.
    Photos on the field of the New York Yankees in the 2019 American League Division Series vs. the Minnesota Twins.
  • Your Long Island Fall Fun Photos

    Your Long Island Fall Fun Photos

    Monday, October 7 2019 12:12 PM EDT2019-10-07 16:12:23 GMT
    Fall FunFall Fun
    Fall FunFall Fun
    Are you and your family doing fun things this fall? Whether you're out apple or pumpkin picking, at a farm or corn maze or just hanging around in your home or yard, News 12 Long Island wants to see your Fall Fun pics!
    Are you and your family doing fun things this fall? Whether you're out apple or pumpkin picking, at a farm or corn maze or just hanging around in your home or yard, News 12 Long Island wants to see your Fall Fun pics!
  • Your Kids Corner Photos

    Your Kids Corner Photos

    Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? News 12 has you covered.Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? News 12 has you covered.
    Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? News 12 has you covered.Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? News 12 has you covered.
    Did you do something fun with your kids this weekend? Share your adventure with us!
    Did you do something fun with your kids this weekend? Share your adventure with us!
sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."