Daniel Penny has finally been identified as the individual responsible for putting Jordan Neely, a homeless man, in a fatal chokehold on the New York City subway.
Prior to this incident, Penny served in the United States Marine Corps, specifically in the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine Division as a sergeant at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
He completed four years of service in the Marines and received seven medals during his time in the military.
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Penny was deployed between December 2017 and July 2019 as part of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, where he was stationed across the Mediterranean.
However, he left the service in June 2021, several months before the incident on the subway occurred.
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The identity of Daniel Penny’s father has not been confirmed yet. No evidence has been proven to establish the connection.