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Michael Avenatti shivering under three blankets in El Chapo’s old prison cell in Manhattan: lawyers

Michael Avenatti has been locked in solitary confinement for three days in the same jail where Jeffrey Epstein died — and in a cell that reportedly also once housed drug lord El Chapo, the lawyer’s attorneys said Monday night.

Avenatti’s lawyers are asking for a judge to place him in the general...

Michael Avenatti is seen outside the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Federal Courthouse on October 8, 2019 in New York. A trial date was set in his extortion case. (Alec Tabak for New York Daily News) ...