During his arraignment on Saturday, a man charged with the fatal stabbing of a high school student on Long Island was informed that the victim had passed away.
A 19-year-old named Gianluca Bordone has been charged with manslaughter and assault following a violent altercation with a 17-year-old named Rocco Rodden. The incident took place outside an axe-throwing bar in Lower Manhattan during the early hours of Thursday morning. The police have reported this information, as stated by the New York Post.
Bordone discovered the unfortunate news of Rodden’s passing while he was being arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court on Saturday morning.
According to the Post, the 19-year-old suspect expressed shock as the prosecutor informed the judge about Rodden’s death, mouthing “oh my god” under his breath.
Around 1:50 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning, a heated altercation ensued between Bordone and Rodden at 96 Lafayette St. in Chinatown.
Tragically, the brothers were quickly transported to a hospital for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Rodden, who was a junior at Saint Joseph Regional High School, succumbed to his injuries on Thanksgiving morning at approximately 8:45 a.m.
According to The Post, Bordone has been given a $4 million bail by the judge. Online records indicate that he is currently detained at the Eric M. Taylor Center and is scheduled to appear in court again on Wednesday.