A handyman in the state illegally on Wednesday admitted to killing his previous lover, married Queens mom Orsolya Gaal — whose butchered body was discovered stuffed in a hockey bag dumped near her household.
David Bonola, 44, agreed to do 25 several years at the rear of bars as he copped to first-degree manslaughter for the brutal slaying of Gaal, who was knifed a lot more than 50 periods in her Forest Hills property on April 16.
Bonola — who allegedly claimed he killed his previous lover for the reason that he considered she’d presented him HIV through their two-year affair — withdrew a previous not guilty plea in Queens Prison Court docket.
“By pleading responsible you are stipulating to this court docket that on or about April 16, 2022, right here in the county Queens, you did result in severe bodily damage to Orsolya Gaal, you induced the death of Mrs. Gall by stabbing her,” Justice Michael B. Aloise asked. “Did you do that?”
“Yes, sir,” Bonola, a Mexican nationwide, replied as a result of a Spanish interpreter.
“You comprehend it all ends below?” the choose reported.
“Thank you,” stated Bonola.
Bonola experienced worked as an air conditioning repairman for the family members as he carried on an affair with the mother of two. Gaal, 51, experienced gone out with good friends in Manhattan and then stopped at a nearby bar right before she obtained home at all over 12:30 a.m. the day of her murder, prosecutors said.
The pair argued before Bonola slit Gaal’s throat, then viciously stabbed her and dismembered her. Eerie surveillance footage caught the killer wheeling Gaal’s entire body in her personal son’s hockey bag.
Cops recovered the overall body the up coming morning near Union Turnpike and they adopted the trail of blood back again to the crime scene, according to prosecutors.
“The heinous killing devastated an entire loved ones, remaining two boys devoid of a mother, and horrified the surrounding community,” Queens District Lawyer Melinda Katz explained in a statement, thanking her prosecutors in negotiating the plea deal.
“In pleading guilty, the defendant has recognized accountability and is currently being held totally accountable for his criminal steps,” Katz claimed. “We convey our sincerest condolences to the victim’s spouse and children and hope that today’s plea will allow them to start off to heal.”
Defense lawyer David Strachal of the Queens Defenders declined comment to The Post.
Sentencing is scheduled Nov. 16, and the family of the victim is envisioned to give a assertion to the courtroom at that time.