Some call NYC subway choking criminal, others hold judgment
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) – Some call the choking death of a man at the hands of another New York subway rider a criminal act.
Others justify the killing as defense against dangerous disorder.
Manhattan prosecutors promised a “rigorous” investigation into whether to bring charges in the death of the Black man who was tackled by fellow passengers and put in a fatal chokehold by a white Marine veteran.
The medical examiner’s office ruled Wednesday night that Jordan Neely, 30, died in a homicide from compression of the neck.
But, it said, any determination about criminal culpability would be left to the legal system.
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5/5/2023 12:07:45 PM (GMT -5:00)