According to the NYPD, the incident occurred just after 8:30 a.m. on Friday, June 6th, when a 45-year-old man on a northbound 6 train got into a fight with another passenger. When the train pulled into the 125th Street and Lexington Avenue station, the dispute continued onto the platform and the man was punched in the head. The blow caused him to fall backwards, striking his head on the platform.
The suspect fled and the victim was taken to Harlem Hospital. After days in critical condition, the victim, James Kutza, a 45-year-old Bronx resident, died. Police released surveillance video of the suspect, as well as a sketch:
Yesterday, police arrested 27-year-old Kevin McDaniel of the Bronx, charging him with manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide. According to the Daily News, "McDaniel was arrested in Harlem after Capt. John Clifford from the Transit Bureau recognized him from a police sketch, cops said."