Ex-Marine strangles and kills Michael Jackson impersonator on New York City subway
Jordan Neely, a 30-year-old man, has been murdered at the hands of a former Marine on the New York subway. The victim was known on the U.S. city’s subway for his Michael Jackson impersonations, as reported by the New York Times.
The facts have taken place during this Monday, when the victim. acted in a “hostile and erratic” manner.police reported to local media. According to these same sources, the impersonator, with mental health problemsbegan littering and shouting at passengers aboard the northbound F train.
This situation generated tension in the carriage, leading to an argument between Neely and the 24-year-old ex-Marine. As a result, the latter decided to immobilize the impersonator on the ground with the help of some passengers, rendering him unconscious. “I don’t mind going to jail and getting life in prison. I’m willing to die,” Neely said, as reported to the NYT by Juan Alberto Vázquez, a journalist. freelance journalist, who also detailed that the man did not attack any passengers.
Video originally posted to on May 1 showing Jordan Neely being held in a chokehold for close to four minutes.
Not 15 minutes.
The video does not show how the incident began.
Once he stopped struggling, he was released.
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– Crime in NYC (@CrimeInNYC). May 4, 2023
Forensics have finally confirmed that the cause of death was strangulation by the veteran, who has been tried and released without charge while the prosecution investigates the case.