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No bail for suspect in NYC subway worker's fire death

No bail for suspect in NYC subway worker's fire death
Avinger told detectives that he used a Bic lighter to set a “small fire” even as he insisted he wasn’t responsible for the conductor’s death.

2 train piloted by doomed train operator Garrett Goble, court papers say.“(He) admitted to being on the train, having a black Bic lighter, and setting paper on fire in a small fire, but not the big fire,” Detective Christopher Siciliano of the NYPD’s 28th precinct said in court papers.That’s when he made the damaging admission about the deadly Harlem fire outlined in court papers.2 train in Harlem that killed train operator Garrett Goble, said police.

But the selfless train operator tragically collapsed and died in the smoke-filled subway tunnel.Nathaniel Avinger, 49, faces a second-degree murder charge after he admitted starting a March 27 blaze inside a moving No.

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