Who is David Bonola?
David Bonola, 44, was charged with murder, criminal tampering and criminal possession of a weapon on April 21, 2022, the NYPD said. Law enforcement officials told, he worked as a handyman for Gaal and lived near her in the Richmond Hill neighborhood of Queens. Bonola has no prior criminal history.
David Bonola arrested in murder of Orsolya Gaal
Orsolya Gaal’s stabbing incident suspect David Bonola was reportedly charged with murder, criminal tampering, and possession of a weapon and was taken into custody on Thursday, April 21.
Multiple sources told The New York Post that the man had left flirty comments on Gaal’s Facebook posts over the past two years. Sources also alleged that Bonola confessed to killing Gaal after his arrest.
Officers reportedly charged Bonola after discovering his blood-soaked boots at Gaal’s Forest Hills home, where she was stabbed nearly 60 times on Saturday, April 16. The man was held at the 112th Precinct in Forest Hills, Queens, and is likely to be taken for processing.
Everything to know about David Bonola
David Bonola is a handyman who has been charged with allegedly murdering Queens mother-of-two Orsolya Gaal. He reportedly lived in Richmond Hills, close to Gaal’s home, which she shared with her husband and family and worked for her at times.
Reports suggest that Bonola had no criminal record or history of arrests prior to his recent detention. The handyman often left comments on Gaal’s Facebook posts, calling her the “most beautiful woman” and complimenting her “eyes in love.”
He has also posted love and heart emojis under several of Gaal’s posts in the past. Sources told The New York Post that the duo even had a romantic involvement in their lives.
However, none of them appeared to be publicly listed as “friends” in their respective Facebook accounts. One of Bonola’s accounts also suggested that he was a scriptwriter.
Who was Orsolya Gaal?
Orsolya Gaal was a married mother of two, originally from Hungary. She shared two sons with her husband, Howard Klein.
Klein was reportedly in Portland with their 17-year-old son on a college visit at the time of his wife’s murder.
Her husband says he received threatening texts after she was killed from an unknown number.
The sender allegedly accused Gaal of sending him to jail years ago and allegedly threatened to kill the entire family if the police were called: “your whole family is next.”
Law enforcement sources told Pix11 that Gaal told her youngest son, Leo, 13, she was going out to watch a show at Lincoln Center on Friday evening.
However, the sources also told Pix11 that Gaal met up with another man instead of attending the aforementioned show.
She was then spotted drinking alone at a bar in Queens and leaving around 12.30am. After returning home, she was repeatedly stabbed in the neck, torso, and arm, suffering a total of 58 stab wounds.
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