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Multiple factors weigh against compassionate release (access required)

Where a defendant who pleaded guilty to using a firearm in a crime resulting in death requested an early prison release because of COVID-19, his motion was denied. His asthma was well-controlled, he was only 30 years old, not overweight, recovered from COVID, and was administered a vaccine. While he was credited for participating in ...