24-year-old Daniel Penny, who’s been charged within the demise of Jordan Neely, is talking out for the primary time because the deadly chokehold on a New York prepare … claiming what he did to Neely had nothing to do with the colour of his pores and skin.
Penny advised New York Submit Saturday that he is under no circumstances a white supremacist and that he is only a regular man that judges folks “primarily based on their character” … this coming after waves of individuals declare his use of a chokehold on Neely was racially motivated.
He says the slander he is been getting is “comical,” including “I really like all cultures. You’ll be able to inform by my previous and all my travels and adventures world wide. I used to be truly planning a highway journey by Africa earlier than this occurred.”
Penny says he was coming again to Manhattan from faculty when the incident occurred, and believes the footage exhibiting what led as much as the 30-year-old’s demise will show Neely was the one bringing “terror” to the prepare — noting, “I don’t assume it’s going to even be controversial.”
Daniel Penny has formally turned himself in to face a second diploma manslaughter cost for the killing of Jordan Neely after a minutes lengthy chokehold on the New York subway. pic.twitter.com/g1M756waHk
As we reported, Penny was criminally charged in Neely’s demise final week … surrendering to cops and being launched the identical day on $100K bail. His legal professionals, very like Penny, say they’re assured he’ll be “absolved of any wrongdoing” as soon as the alleged info come to gentle.