A gangster convicted for the 1980s murder of an NYPD parole officer, and connected to the death of a rookie officer, is asking for compassionate release from jail because the prison won’t accommodate his vegan diet and it’s causing him stress.
Lorenzo ‘Fat Cat’ Nichols, 63, is serving concurrent 25-years and 40-years to life sentences, but has asked a judge to release him on account of migraines he endures and the ‘stress’ of the prison lifestyle, according to NY Daily News.
‘Although I try to stay strong, the stress is weighting me down, and has raised my blood pressure,’ the drug lord said in a letter to Brooklyn Federal Court Judge Edward Korman.
Nichols reportedly sent the plea to the judge in mid-August and is currently awaiting a response.
Lorenzo ‘Fat Cat’ Nichols is responsible for multiple deaths, including that of NYPD parole Officer Brian Rooney, as well as involvement in the death of rookie cop Eddie Byrne
In the letter, Nichols also discusses the…