May 25, 2022 – Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced that Mount Vernon resident Jonathan Jeanty was sentenced to state prison for the 2020 shooting death of a Yonkers man.

Jeanty, 23, was sentenced on May 24, 2022, to 15 years in state prison, with five years of post-release supervision, after his plea of guilty to Manslaughter in the First Degree, a violent felony.

On April 12, 2020, at approximately 11 p.m., Jeanty shot 24-year-old Tremell Robinson during an argument near South First Avenue in Mount Vernon. Robinson was transported to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, where he died.

The Mount Vernon Police Department arrested Jeanty on April 16, 2020, following an investigation.

The case was before Judge Barry Warhit in Westchester County Court, and was prosecuted by Bureau Chief Nadine Nagler and Senior Trial Counsel Brian Bendish.


Anna Young, Public Information Officer
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