44-year-old handyman David Bonola has been arrested on charges of murder, criminal tampering, and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the death of a Queens mother. NYPD reported early Thursday morning.
According to The New York Post and other local news reports, David Bonola, 44, allegedly stabbed Orsolya Gaal, 51, nearly 60 times early Saturday morning.
Orsolya Gaal is on Facebook, You can find her Here. According to her bio, she studied at Budapest Business School College of International Management and Business.
David Bonola wife name is unknown at this time.
A trail of blood from the bag led police to an exclusive gated enclave in Forest Hills, about half a mile away.
He had been in a relationship with Ms Gaal for around two years, according to detectives, and they had broken up some time before she was killed.
Ms Gaal apparently informed her son Leo on Friday night that she was going to see a show.
She is thought to have hooked up with a male before returning later that evening to the $2 million family home.
In the hours leading up to her death, a neighbor noticed Ms Gaal in her yard.
She was allegedly murdered in the home’s basement, according to police. According to those familiar with the postmortem findings, Ms Gaal had over 60 wounds, including knife wounds to her neck, torso, left arm, fingers, and hand.
Slashes to her palm and fingers appeared to be self-defense.
Around 4.30 a.m. on Saturday morning, surveillance footage shows a man suspected of being the killer dragging a wheeled duffel sports bag holding her body.
A dog walker noticed the bag shortly after 8 a.m. on a popular walking path on Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills, which runs through a park.
She didn’t have any identification on her. The bloody trail led back to the family’s home on Juno St, which was half a mile distant.
On the top floor of the house, they discovered Leo alone. He was taken away in handcuffs by police for interrogation, according to neighbors, before being freed and cleared of any involvement in the murder.
According to the New York Daily News, Leo told investigators he had no idea where his mother was.
There were no traces of a break-in at the house, and detectives believe the killer knew Ms Gaal.
Ms Gaal’s cellphone was used by the killer to send a series of terrifying text messages to her husband in the hours after she died, Unnamed police sources told told PIX11.
“Your wife sent me to jail some years ago…”I’ve back.” the killer allegedly texted Howard Klein.
He also sent a chilling warning, saying, “Your whole family is next.”
Mr Klein, who was returning to New York from Portland, told the New York Post that he was concerned about his family’s safety.
“There are concerns about our safety,” he added. “Our lives are at risk.”
David Bonola was arraigned in Queens Supreme Court on Thursday.
Prosecutors claim he stabbed Gaal dozens of times at her Forrest Hills home after arguing with her in an attempt to revive their romance in the early hours of April 16, then took her body to a nearby park in her own son’s hockey duffel bag.
Bonola, according to Queens District Attorney Katz, “will be held accountable for this heinous atrocity.”
‘Two boys are left without a mother and a young teenager faces the added trauma of being home when this heinous murder took place,’ Katz said in a statement.
She added: “As alleged, the defendant stabbed the victim over 50 times and then attempted to dispose of the body by stuffing it into a duffel bag and dragging it across a quiet residential neighborhood – leaving a trail of blood and a terrified community,’.
David Bonola Nationality
David Nationality is unknown at this time, However, Ms Gaal is orginally from Hungary.
David Bonola Instagram
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Orsolya Gaal Occupation
Orsolya Gaal occupation is unknown as this time. Her husband, Howard Klein, is the co-founder of RK Equity, according to his LinkedIn profile.
The LinkedIn says, “Howard founded New York-based boutique capital markets advisory firm RK Equity in 2002 and has over 25 years experience raising capital for and investing across multiple investment themes in natural resources, with a particular focus on lithium and other commodities relevant to batteries used in electric vehicles and utility storage.
Orsolya Gaal Instagram
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