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Last man to share jail cell with Jeffrey Epstein died last month of COVID

Last man to share jail cell with Jeffrey Epstein died last month of COVID
Efrain “Stone” Reyes, 51, was found dead in bed on Nov. 27 at his mother’s apartment, the NYPD confirmed. In August 2019 he shared a cell with Epstein, only to be transferred to the privately-run Queens Detention Facility the day before the accused sex trafficker hanged himself, according to his family and Bureau of Prisons records.

(AP) Reyes’s niece, Angelique Lopez, said Epstein was paired with her uncle because he had a bad leg and was mild mannered.He was laid back,” Lopez, 27, said.They thought they could get his money,” Lopez said.He was worried if they told them what they did to Epstein he was worried it would follow him and affect him negatively,” Lopez said.

He thought that was going to be it, he was going to die there,” Lopez said.His lungs weren’t the same,” Lopez said.

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