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Janoris Jenkins' Brother Reportedly Charged With Aggravated Manslaughter

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NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 07: Helmets of the New York Giants rests on the sideline during a game against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on December 7, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Tuesday afternoon, it was reported that a dead body had been found in the Fair Lawn, New Jersey home of New York Giants defensive back Janoris Jenkins. The victim has since been identified as Roosevelt Rene, a 25-year-old aspiring musician.

In the aftermath, Jenkins' brother William was initially named a person of interest. Now, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson, he is being charged with aggravated manslaughter. William Jenkins, however, according to ESPN's Dianna Russini, has fled the state of New Jersey.

Russini adds that a man matching the description of William Jenkins was seen boarding and then leaving a plane headed for Florida on Tuesday night. He was reportedly "too nervous to fly" before deboarding himself.

There is no word on why police are charging Jenkins at this time.

Earlier Wednesday, TMZ reported that William Jenkins had been arrested in upstate New York early Tuesday morning for a parole warrant issue. It doesn't appear the two situations are related. Update: According to Josina Anderson, William Jenkins was located in Geneva, New York and is being held in the Ontario County Jail.

Update 2: William Jenkins is officially being charged with manslaughter for the death of Roosevelt Rene. The Bergen County Police Department issued the statement on Twitter just now:

More as we learn it.