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Daniel Penny, the Marine veteran who choked Jordan Neely to death in a New York subway train, will face criminal charges as early as tomorrow, WNBC reports.
A fundraiser was launched earlier this week to support the legal defense of Penny, following the incident that took place on May 1.
Jordan Neely was a 30-year-old homeless man, a repeat offender with over 40 prior arrests and severe mental illness issues. Neely died on May 1 after Penny, 24, had placed him into a chokehold after Neely had reportedly started behaving erratically and showing aggression towards other passengers.
Footage from the day showed Penny placing Neely in a “recovery position” in an attempt to make sure he was okay.
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