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Additional Details Revealed Regarding Body Found In Home Of Janoris Jenkins

A picture of the New York Giants helmet on the field.

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 08: The helmet of Antrel Rolle #26 of the New York Giants is seen prior to the start of the game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on December 8, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Just under 24 hours ago, news broke that a dead body had been found at the New Jersey home of New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins. Police are currently investigating the incident as a homicide.

Late Tuesday night, the identity of the victim was revealed by officials. According to a report from NBC New York, the victim was a 25-year-old male identified as Roosevelt Rene, a friend of Janoris Jenkins.

Officials revealed that Rene had been living in the house recently.

On Wednesday morning, ESPN's Josina Anderson reported that the police have now identified a "person of interest" in the case.

Initial reports stated that police were investigating a potential strangulation/suffocation as the cause of death. Anderson went on to say that cause of death was "highly suspicious" but there is not clear-cut explanation yet.

The Giants star was reportedly in Florida this week and has not been at the New Jersey residence.

More details to come.