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New York Grand Jury Indicts Ex-Marine Who Killed Street Performer Jordan Neely in Chokehold

HeadlineJun 15, 2023

Here in New York, a grand jury has indicted former U.S. marine Daniel Penny over the killing of Jordan Neely on a city subway on May 1. Penny, who is white, held Jordan Neely in a chokehold until he died. Neely, a beloved street performer, was unhoused and hungry, and crying out for help when the ex-marine attacked him. The charges will be unsealed when Penny is arraigned; the date of his arraignment is expected to be announced today.

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