Ki-Suck Han

Man who pushed stranger in path of train acquitted of murder

A man accused of killing a stranger by shoving him onto subway tracks, where his imminent death by an oncoming train was captured in a photograph splashed across a newspaper front page, was acquitted Monday of murder and other charges.

Naeem Davis, 34, had said he was defending himself when he pushed Ki-Suck Han off a train platform near Times Square in December 2012. He said the 58-year-old was the drunken instigator of the deadly altercation.

In court papers, Davis said that after the two accidentally bumped into each other, Han followed him down the platform, berated him with obscenities, grabbed his shoulder and hurled death threats. Davis claimed that after the...

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