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Brother Of NY Giants' Janoris Jenkins Charged For Death Of Music Producer Found In Player's Home
William H. Jenkins Jr. is charged for the death of Roosevelt Rene, who was found in Janoris Jenkins' home.
The brother of New York Giants player Janoris Jenkins has been charged for the death of a music producer whose body was found in the football star's home.
William H. Jenkins Jr., 34, was charged Wednesday with aggravated manslaughter for the death of Roosevelt Rene, 25.
Rene, who produced music under the name Trypps Beatz, was found dead Tuesday in the basement of Janoris Jenkins' Fair Lawn, New Jersey home. He had reportedly been living there at the time.
Prosecutors have not announced a motive in the killing.
William Jenkins, who also lived at the New Jersey home, is currently in custody in Ontario County, New York on a parole violation.
His brother, a cornerback for the Giants, was believed to be in Florida when the body was discovered, according to USA Today.
This is not William Jenkins' first run-in with the law. According to NJ.com, he has had at least seven prior arrests for alleged crimes including burglary, aggravated assault and grand theft.
In one incident when Jenkins was 19, he was arrested and charged with stabbing another man in a fight at a high school football game in Florida, USA Today reported.
He was out on parole for two felony drug convictions at the time of the Rene's death.
[Photo: The Ontario County Office of Sheriff]