Janoris Jenkins' Brother Charged In Death Of Body Found In His Home
It was previously reported that a dead body had been found in the home New York Giants' cornerback Janoris Jenkins while he was out state. The body has since been identified as that a close family friend, Roosevelt Rene. They had been living in Jenkins' home while he was away. the body had been discovered in the basement the residence by a worker who maintained the house.
The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office, responsible for the Fair Lawn, New Jersey Principality, has since found their man. Janoris Jenkins' own brother William Jenkins has been charged with aggravated manslaughter in connection with Roosevelt's death. The fice announced that William is already in custody, but will be presumed innocent until the investigation is finalized.
ESPN was told William Jenkins has been held in various containers while he awaits extradition to New Jersey. His brother Janoris was not at home when any this went down, and is presumed to have spent the past two weeks in Florida, after New York Giants' minicamp. Team ficials are aware the incident, and are currently "monitoring the situation." Jenkins really came into his own as a player once he joined the New York Giants organization in 2016. He and his brother are natives Pahokee, Florida, which explains his short interlude down south.