Former US Marine Daniel Penny was indicted by a grand jury within the chokehold demise of Jordan Neely.
The precise prices are unclear as a result of they’re nonetheless underneath seal.
ABC Information reported:
A grand jury has indicted former U.S. Marine Daniel Penny in reference to the chokehold demise of Jordan Neely aboard a subway practice, legislation enforcement sources advised ABC Information.
The precise prices is not going to be unsealed till Penny seems in court docket at a later date, the sources mentioned. Penny was initially arrested on a second-degree manslaughter cost.
Attorneys for Penny mentioned in a previous assertion to ABC Information that they “totally count on that Danny can be exonerated of all prices.”
Penny’s attorneys supplied “condolences to these near Mr. Neely” and claimed, “Mr. Neely started aggressively threatening Daniel,” and that the Marine veteran and others “acted to guard themselves” in an earlier assertion.
Daniel Penny was charged with second-degree manslaughter after he positioned Jordan Neely in a chokehold on a New York Metropolis subway which resulted in his demise.
Whereas the media has tried to painting Neely as a innocent Michael Jackson Subway crooner, a witness who was on the subway with Neely and Penny throughout their encounter is asking Penny a hero and claiming that he saved individuals’s lives.
The witness shared what she noticed, “I’m sitting on a practice studying my e book, and, unexpectedly, I hear somebody spewing this rhetoric. He mentioned, ‘I don’t care if I’ve to kill an F, I’ll. I’ll go to jail, I’ll take a bullet.”
Daniel Penny spoke out for the first time a number of days in the past and mentioned Jordan Neely was threatening to kill individuals on the subway earlier than the chokehold incident.
Penny mentioned he was ready to go to jail for all times or die earlier than he put Neely in a chokehold.
“The three foremost threats he repeated time and again was: I’m going to kill you. I’m ready to go to jail for all times and I’m prepared to die,” Daniel Penny mentioned.
Daniel Penny is a hero!