Judge denies motion to dismiss Marine veteran Daniel Penny’s NYC manslaughter case

Penny is accused of choking Jordan Neely to death last May in a New York City subway car.

News 12 Staff

Jan 17, 2024, 5:15 PM

Updated 125 days ago

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The case of a Marine veteran from West Islip charged in the chokehold death of a New York City homeless man will go to trial.
A New York judge denied Daniel Penny’s motion to dismiss his involuntary manslaughter case.
Penny is accused of choking Jordan Neely to death last May. Witnesses say Neely shouted at and begged passengers for money in a New York City subway car.
Penny already pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and negligent homicide charges.
Penny is due back in court in March.  


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