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- A dead body was reportedly found in the home of New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins.
- Jenkins was reportedly in Florida at the time the body was found but had family staying at his house.
- The body was identified as Roosevelt Rene, 25, who was a music producer under the name Trypps Beatz.
- Janoris’ brother, William Jenkins, has reportedly been charged with aggravated manslaughter after police opened an investigation.
New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins’ brother William has been charged with aggravated manslaughter after a dead body was found inside the New Jersey home of the Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.
The body was identified as Roosevelent Rene, 25. According to reports, Rene was a family friend of Jenkins. Rene was a music producer under then ame Trypps Beatz.
According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, William was taken into custody.
Janoris Jenkins was in Florida and not home when the body was found. ESPN’s Diana Russini reported that Jenkins had family staying at his home while he was away. Russini also reported Jenkins was supposed to return home to deal with the situation but may remain in Florida.
Reports on Tuesday indicated that the body was found by a worker at Jenkins house on Tuesday morning and the situation was being investigated as a homicide. NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported on Tuesday that it was being investigated as a possible strangulation/suffocation.
The Giants told reporters they are “aware of and monitoring the situation.”
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