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Older brother of Giants’ DB Janoris Jenkins charged with manslughter

June 28, 2018  |  Posted by: Michael Falzarano
Older brother of Giants’ DB Janoris Jenkins charged with manslughter William Jenkins (left) brother of Janoris Jenkins (right)

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Authorities in New Jersey charged the older brother of Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins with manslaughter Wednesday in connection with the death of a music producer whose body was found in the home of the NFL player.

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office announced Wednesday afternoon the arrest of 34-year-old William Jenkins, an ex-con, for aggravated manslaughter in the death of 25-year-old Roosevelt Rene.

Officials said a worker discovered the body of Rene Tuesday in the basement of the residence where Janoris Jenkins lives.

According to the NFL Network, the case is being investigated as a possible strangulation.

Jenkins was in Florida when the grim discovery was made.

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