A trail of blood, a note in the kitchen… how Orsolya Gaal’s killer was found

The man suspected of murdering Orsolya Gaal in Queens last weekend has been arrested and confessed.

Orsolya Gaal was found dead on Saturday in an abandoned hockey bag along a road in Queens, New York. This mom was stabbed at least 60 times while at home with her 13-year-old son. After several days of investigation, the police arrested the suspect, David Bonola, charged with murder. According to several police sources quoted by the “New York Post” on Thursday, the man confessed to the facts twice, during an initial interrogation and then during a video recorded for prosecutors.

David Bonola was particularly closely monitored in this investigation. The latter, aged 44, told police he had been in an extramarital affair for two years with the mother whose husband and one of the two sons were in Portland to attend college. He said their affair consisted of several divorces, but that they got back together at the beginning of the month, before breaking up again. On Saturday morning, he reportedly went to the victim’s Forest Hills home to discuss their relationship. But the conversation is said to have escalated and out of anger he allegedly attacked the 51-year-old woman with a kitchen knife. As the police had said from the start, the act did not appear to be premeditated and once the crime was committed, the suspect would have panicked, hiding the body in the younger son’s purse. the victim.

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Lots of tracks behind him

It was the many tracks he left behind that made it possible to find him quickly. First, a long trail of blood ran from the bag all the way from the house to where it had been left. “I’ve never seen such bad camouflage,” the police source told the New York Post. But that’s not all, the suspect went to a clinic after the crime to treat serious injuries to his hand, which he allegedly suffered during the attack. Four days after the murder, while the police were actively investigating, David Bonola was also spotted near the crime scene.

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It was in her house, in this house in Queens, that Orsolya Gaal was murdered.

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David Bonola is also said to have helped the authorities himself by leaving a note on the fridge that read: “Find yourself a new handyman”. According to the Daily Beast, the man did indeed help the family with DIY work. He even knew where their emergency key was to open their front door. Boots stained with blood were also recovered by police after they had been thrown in the garbage and about to be collected by garbage collectors earlier this week.

Realizing that he was being closely watched by the police, David Bonola went straight to the officers patrolling the area to ask if he was wanted, and agreed to follow them to the police station. He initially claimed that the murder was committed by another man before finally confessing to everything.

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The murder weapon presented by the police.

The murder weapon presented by the police.

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The hours leading up to Orsolya’s death have been analyzed in detail. According to the New York Post, the mother was said to have spent 40 minutes alone in a bar in Queens before returning home and being assaulted. According to the sources quoted by the US media, she was waiting for someone in this establishment, but it was not specified whether she had finally met this person. A few hours earlier, she was said to have spent Friday evenings with friends she’d gone to a show with at Lincoln Center. At that point, she would have gone to the neighborhood bar alone. She was reportedly murdered at home on her return. The killer reportedly entered the house and assaulted her on the first floor of the house before transporting her body to the basement. According to authorities, the violence of the attack shows that the killer was in a state of intense anger. David Bonola has been charged with murder, concealing a corpse and possession of a weapon.

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