Jury indicts Daniel Penny in Jordan Neely’s death, indictments sealed

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Almost a month later Jordan Neely laid to rest, Daniel Penny– the man who sent a stranger to Jordan – was accused.

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Details surrounding the charges against Daniel Penny remain hazy

according to ABC Newslaw enforcement confirms that a grand jury recently indicted him as a former US Marine.

However, the exact charges will not be revealed until the 24-year-old’s court appearance, which will not go down until a later date. While Daniel Penny was initially arrested on a charge of second degree murder, the medical examiner ruled the case a homicide.

Here’s the scoop on Jordan Neely’s death & Aftermath

As The Shadow Room reportedly, Daniel Penny strangled Jordan Neely to death in a New York City subway car on May 1. Neely-a Michael Jackson reporter – he reportedly had an explosion on the subway, and Penny allegedly held him in a choke hold for about 15 minutes until he died.

After a public outcry, Daniel finally issued a statement on the matter. However, Jordan’s family described it as a “guilty admission” which was also “character assassination”.

For context, Daniel Penny cited Jordan Neely’s “documented history of violent and erratic behavior” in his statement. He also said he had only “been working to protect subway passengers” after Jordan began “violently threatening” others.

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A week before Neely was laid to rest, Penny was charged with murder after turning himself in. He pleaded no contest and was released on $100,000 bond.

We should also add that an online fundraiser, promoted by Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.), quickly millions to cover Daniel’s legal costs.


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