The Marine who fatally choked Jordan Neely on an NYC subway this week is 24-year-old Daniel Penny, The Post has confirmed. Daniel Penny was identified as the Marine who put Neely in a chokehold. Penny has been identified as the subway passenger who choked homeless man Jordan Neely to death on the F train in Manhattan on May 1, 2023. Fallout: The city medical examiner ruled Neely’s death a homicide, noting he died due to “compression of neck (chokehold).” This will be weighed during the investigation into whether charges will be brought for Neely’s death. The city medical examiner ruled Wednesday that Neely’s death was a homicide by compression of the neck.