published Monday, September 26th, 2011

Jeremy Reinig charged in Red Bank slaying, burglary

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    Jeremy Reinig, 27, is being held in the Hamilton County Jail on charges of criminal homicide and especially aggravated burglary. The body of Jordan Collins was found by Red Bank police in his home at 3710 Redding Road about 8 a.m. Saturday.

Red Bank police have charged a suspect in the robbery and slaying of a local resident over the weekend.

Jeremy Reinig, 27, was charged at 1 a.m. Sunday with criminal homicide and especially aggravated burglary, jail records show. He was ordered held without bond in the Hamilton County Jail on the homicide charge.

Reinig is suspected in the death of Jordan Collins, 27, whose body was found about 8 a.m. Saturday after Red Bank police were called to his home at 3710 Redding Road.

On Saturday, Red Bank Detective Sgt. Dan Knight said there were signs of a break-in and robbery at the house and that police were questioning three people.

Knight could not be reached Sunday, and police made no statement.

Jail records list Reinig as homeless. He did not appear to have any prior convictions in Hamilton County courts.

On Sunday evening, Collins' parents, Michael and Leslie, who live in Falling Water, declined to make a statement about the arrest but released a statement to local media.

"First, they would like to thank their family and friends in the Falling Water community and those from around the Chattanooga area for the outpouring of love and support they have received since the news of their son Jordan's passing became known. In addition, they want to thank the men and women of the Red Bank Police Department for their tireless efforts as they continue to work this case and bring the individual or individuals responsible for this heinous act to justice.

"This has been and will continue to be a very difficult time for everyone who cared about Jordan, especially his parents and grandparents. Jordan was a loving son and grandson and he will be missed by all those who knew him. It is difficult to try and understand why something so senseless like this has to happen but the family will continue to place their faith in God and to lean on Him for peace and comfort.

"The family respectfully requests that their right to privacy be honored as they continue to mourn the loss of their son but to also celebrate his life over the coming days."

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jessica1988 said...

I hope this jeremy guy rots in hell..jordan was me and my brothers and the other 2 that did this theres gonna be a cold day in hell for took a bestfriend,a son, a grand son, a lovely person to society..i still feel like this is a dream

September 26, 2011 at 8:31 a.m.
dragonagerogue said...

i second that ernest, i would also like to know if there is random burglaries/homocides happening in red bank or if this was an isolated incident!!

Red Bank Detective Sgt. Dan Knight should release a statement to either put the citizens of red bank on alert or ease their fears!!

September 26, 2011 at 1:42 p.m.
Redlegs11 said...

I think Red Bank detective Sgt. Dan Knight should arrest both of you idiots for passing along unsubstantiated and fabricated LIES to infer something other than gutless thugs have broken into a home and killed someone for his credit card. And when he gets done arresting you two, he should arrest your parents for not raising their children any better than you two. For gosh sakes, please stay off message boards if you can't do any better than this kind of trash.

September 26, 2011 at 2:55 p.m.
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