Efrain Reyes, 51, was discovered lifeless on Nov. 27 inside his mom’s condo in New York Metropolis, police confirmed to the New York Each day Information.
“[Epstein] appreciated to learn lots and he stored to himself. He wasn’t an issue starter or too loud. My uncle mentioned he was a superb cellmate,” Reyes’ niece, Angelique Lopez, advised the newspaper.
The Each day Information stories that Reyes was transferred to a non-public jail the day earlier than Epstein hanged himself in August 2019 – and it was there that he contracted the coronavirus.
Following Epstein’s demise, FBI brokers questioned Reyes about what he had seen beforehand, it added.
“They had been asking how Epstein was when he was within the cell, if he appeared suicidal,” Lopez mentioned. “They had been asking if he had any indication that he would try this. My uncle cooperated.”
Reyes beforehand has pled responsible to narcotics prices, in line with the Each day Information.