Lib Judge Frees Ex-Con, What Happened Next was Tragic!

  • 2018-08-03
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
Lib Judge Frees Ex-Con, What Happened Next was Tragic!
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The man suspected in the strangling murder of a 29-year-old woman had been released, without bond, by a New York judge two weeks earlier – after being charged with felony strangulation. (TheBlaze)

Danueal Drayton is suspected of murdering Samantha Stewart of Queens, N.Y., by strangling her to death on July 17. Two weeks before, Nassau County District Court Judge Erica Prager rejected the district attorney’s request to hold Drayton on $7,500 bail on charges that he choked his girlfriend inside her car on June 30.

“It would have been impossible for the judge at that time to foresee the allegations that are presently unfolding and coming to light,” a Nassau County Court spokesman told the New York Daily News.

Drayton has since confessed to six other murders, and was arrested for allegedly raping a female hostage in California.


Drayton is now being held on $1.25 million bond and has been charged with attempted murder, forcible rape, false imprisonment by violence, and sexual penetration by a foreign object. He hasn’t been charged in the New York murder.

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