Marine Vet Daniel J Penny put Jordan Neely in chokehold on subway – ‘ Attorneys for the white 24-year-old college student and Marine veteran accused of putting a Black homeless man into a chokehold and killing him on a New York City subway said Saturday their client was protecting himself and other subway riders after the man began aggressively threatening them.
Marine Vet Daniel J Penny put Jordan Neely in chokehold on subway
In a statement, the law firm of Raiser and Kenniff, P.C., which represents Daniel Penny, attorneys said Daniel Penny was involved in the incident caught on video on Monday that ended in the death of Jordan Neely, 30.
The attorneys said Neely had a documented history of violent and erratic behaviour from “ongoing and untreated mental illness.”
“When Mr. Neely began aggressively threatening Daniel Penny and the other passengers, Daniel, with the help of others, acted to protect themselves until help arrived,” the statement said. “Daniel never intended to harm Mr. Neely and could not have foreseen his untimely death.”
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