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Sept. 20, 2021-- Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced that Mount Vernon resident Johnathan Jeanty pled guilty to manslaughter for the shooting death of a Yonkers man.

Jeanty, 22, pled guilty on Sept. 15, 2021, to Manslaughter in the First Degree, a felony. He faces a sentence range from a minimum of five years to a maximum to 25 years in state prison.

On April 12, 2020, at approximately 1 a.m., after an earlier argument, Jeanty fatally shot 24-year-old Yonkers resident Tremell Robinson, after they met up to fight near 127 S. First Ave. in Mount Vernon. They each possessed a weapon, and Robinson was shot one time. Robinson was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Mount Vernon Police arrested Jeanty on April 16, 2020, following an investigation.

The case is before Judge Barry Warhit in Westchester County Court and is being prosecuted by Vehicular Crimes Bureau Chief Nadine Nagler and Senior Trial Counsel Brian Bendish. Jeanty is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 6, 2022.

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Jess Vecchiarelli, Director of Communications
(914) 995-3586
jvecchiarelli@westchesterda.net

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